FCC Daily Digest

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Public Notices

Report No: 29466. Released: 2019-04-16. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-356999A1

Released: 2019-04-16. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU SEEKS PETITIONS TO SET ASIDE TOLL FREE NUMBERS IN THE 833 CODE FOR USE BY GOVERNMENT ENTITIES AND NON-PROFIT PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS. (DA No. 19-291). (Dkt No 17-192 95-155). WCB invites any interested government entity and non-profit health and safety organization to file a "Petition for an 833 Toll Free Number" for public health and safety purposes on or before May 16, 2019. WCB OEA. Contact: Conner Ferraro at (202) 418-1322, email: Conner.Ferraro@fcc.gov. DA-19-291A1

Report No: NCD-2857. Released: 2019-04-16. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON PENNSYLVANIA LLC. (Dkt No 19-102). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-357011A1


Report No: 49466. Released: 2019-04-16. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB. DOC-356998A1

Released: 2019-04-16. ANNOUNCEMENT OF EFFECTIVE DATE FOR STREAMLINED REAUTHORIZATION PROCEDURES FOR ASSIGNED OR TRANSFERRED TELEVISION SATELLITE STATIONS. (DA No. 19-289). (Dkt No 18-63 17-105). Announces May 15, 2019 as the effective date of the Commission's streamlined procedures for reauthorizing television satellite stations when they are assigned or transferred. MB. Contact: Julie Salovaara at (202) 418-0783, email: Julie.Salovaara@fcc.gov. News Media Contact: Janice Wise at (202) 418-8165, email: Janice.Wise@fcc.gov. DA-19-289A1

Released: 2019-04-15. TECHNICAL GUIDES ON PROPOSED BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 103 (UPPER 37 GHZ, 39 GHZ, AND 47 GHZ). (DA No. 19-286). Announces availability of guides that provide technical and mathematical detail regarding the proposed bidding and assignment procedures for Auction 103 (Upper 37 GHz, 39 GHz, and 47 GHz). OEA. Contact: Simon Banyai at (202) 418-2487, Mark Montano or Erik Beith at (202) 418-0660. DA-19-286A1

Released: 2019-04-15. COMMENT SOUGHT ON COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 103. (Dkt No 19-59). Comments Due: 2019-05-15. Reply Comments Due: 2019-05-30. (FCC No. 19-35). OEA. Action by: the Commission. FCC-19-35A1.docx https://docs


Released: 2019-04-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU SEEKS FOCUSED ADDITIONAL COMMENT IN BUSINESS DATA SERVICES AND USTELECOM FORBEARANCE PETITION PROCEEDINGS AND REOPENS SECURE DATA ENCLAVE. (DA No. 19-281). (Dkt No 18-141 17-144 16-143 05-25). Reopening NORC, supplementing the record in BDS and USTelecom proceedings with additional tables and information placed in NORC, and seeking focused comment on whether the additional data informs the extent of competition for transport. WCB. Contact: Christopher Koves at (202) 418-8209, email: Christopher.Koves@fcc.gov or Michele Levy Berlove at (202) 418-1477, email: Michele.Berlove@fcc.gov. DA-19-281A1

Released: 2019-04-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ANNOUNCES EFFECTIVE DATES OF RURAL CALL COMPLETION REGISTRY-RELATED REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERMEDIATE PROVIDERS AND COVERED PROVIDERS. (DA No. 19-287). (Dkt No 13-39). The Wireline Competition Bureau announces the effective dates of the rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on August 15, 2018 in a Third Report and Order implementing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017. WCB. Contact: Zachary Ross at (202) 418-1033, email: Zachary.Ross@fcc.gov. DA-19-287A1


BIRCH COMMUNICATIONS. Resolving slamming complaints regarding unauthorized change of Subscriber's telecommunications carrier. Action by: Deputy Chief, Consumer Policy Division, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau. Adopted: 2019-04-15 by ORDER. (DA No. 19-288). CGB. DA-19-288A1


PETITION OF USTELECOM FOR FORBEARANCE PURSUANT TO 47 U.S.C. ยง 160(C) TO ACCELERATE INVESTMENT IN BROADBAND AND NEXT-GENERATION NETWORKS. FCC Eliminates Outdated Regulations Burdening Phone Industry. (Dkt No 18-141 00-175). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2019-04-12 by MO&O. (FCC No. 19-31). WCB. https://docs

CONNECT AMERICA FUND. FCC Repeals the Rate Floor Requirement . (Dkt No 10-90). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 2019-04-12 by R&O. (FCC No. 19-32). WCB. https://docs

NATHAN AND AMBER REDMAN; WALDO, OHIO. Notice of Unlicensed Operation issued for FM station operating on frequency 99.1 MHz in Waldo, Ohio. Action by: Regional Director, Region One, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2019-04-15 by Notice. EB. DOC-357028A1

News Releases

CARR TO VISIT SOUTHEAST U.S., INCLUDING EVENTS IN GEORGIA WITH CONGRESSMAN BUDDY CARTER. Visit Will Focus on Workforce, Smart Ag, Telehealth, and Manufacturing . by News Release. News Media Contact: Evan Swarztrauber at (202) 418-2261, email: Evan.Swarztrauber@fcc.gov. OMR OCBC. DOC-357026A1


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Westwood One: Congratulations to Lon Helton, host of Westwood One's Country Countdown USA and publisher of Country Aircheck, who was honored for his impact on Country music with the Bob Kingsley Living Legend Award during an event held last night, Wednesday, April 10th, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. L-R: Bob Kingsley, Trisha Yearwood, Lon Helton, Sally Williams and Garth Brooks.