IMPORTANT! WIA is transitioning to a new application management system with enhanced security measures to more efficiently serve clients. The current system, License Link, has been upgraded to License Link Plus.
The old License Link is still available however it is only available for applications already in progress. After August 31st, License Link will not be available for new applications. For this reason, we encourage you to register for License Link Plus and begin using it now.
If you need your account number, or you have any questions about how to register for or how to use License Link Plus, please reach out to WIA’s Frequency Coordination team contacts John Brogan or Francine Cook. Please visit License Link Plus. Instructions for License Link Plus can be viewed at https://wia.org/wp-content/uploads/License-Link-Plus-Introduction.pdf
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Application Fees – MD Docket No. 20-270
In the MD Docket No. 20-270 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) released on August 26, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks comment on a new application fee schedule with substantial changes to the application fee categories and processes covered by the fees and in the amounts of fees proposed.
The NPRM can be viewed at https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/FCC-20-116A1.pdf. The deadline for reply comment to this NPRM is November 16th and the reply comments deadline is November 30th. You may submit comments for MD Docket No. 20-270 at the FCC’s website: http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
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Since the inception of coordination committees in 1986, WIA has processed hundreds of thousands of applications for licenses and coordinated more of the nation’s spectrum than virtually any other coordinating committee. Whether an individual consumer or a Fortune 500 Corporation, our customers know they can rely on WIA’s talented team of Frequency Coordination professionals to deliver outstanding service at a competitive price.
Expanded Frequency Coordination Services
WIA’s Frequency Coordination Services recently expanded to include:
- Point-To-Point Microwave coordination and Part 101 coordination for Multiple Address Systems,
- FAA Studies/FCC Antenna Structure Registration,
- Assignments and Transfers of FCC licenses.
Unparalleled Industry Experience
Founded in 1949 in the spirit of creating new industries, WIA has a distinguished history of helping build the industries that comprise the wireless telecommunications sector. From our beginnings in land mobile radio to paging and messaging, and from personal communications services (PCS) to tower and antenna siting, WIA has been instrumental in facilitating the emergence and growth of core wireless services. Throughout its history, WIA’s ability to provide customized spectrum management technical programs has been unparalleled in our industry.
WIA is the only Coordination Committee that offers end-to-end electronic processing without requiring the customer to be a member. Using WIA’s web-based License Link Plus system and our customer-originated electronic payment program (COEP), WIA’s customers can enjoy the benefit of operating in an efficient, paperless environment.
WIA’s frequency coordination methodology and processes fully comply with FCC rules and regulations related to frequency coordination and collateral concerns. WIA has honed its approach into a disciplined, systematic core process that includes a series of quality checks to assure minimal risk of error while enhancing speed of processing.
Talented Frequency Coordination Professionals
With an average tenure of more than ten years, WIA’s Frequency Coordination specialists are some of the most experienced in the industry.
What truly sets WIA apart is our team of highly skilled Frequency Coordination specialists. Whether they are providing individual consulting on rule interpretation and eligibility or performing interference contour analyses, the WIA frequency coordination services team skillfully designs customized solutions to meet customers’ individual licensing and coordination needs.
For more information about WIA Frequency Coordination Services, please contact Don Andrew at 703.535.7502 or firstname.lastname@example.org