FCC Takes On Consumer Quality
- States question value of CPP. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;06/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p6
Reports on state regulators' concern over the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) plan to adopt an item suggesting calling party pays (CPP) is a commercial mobile radio service exempt from state regulation. Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association's lobbying of the...
- FCC exempts SMRs from local number portability. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;11/02/98, Vol. 17 Issue 44, p7
Reports on a ruling by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exempting traditional specialized mobile radio (SMR) operators from local number portability requirements. Reaction to the FCC's decision; Recognition that traditional SMR operations do not accommodate seven-digit...
- FCC Notes. // Mobile Radio Technology;Jun2000, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p51
Reports on developments concerning mobile radio telecommunication systems and the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as of June 2000. Inclusion of the postponement of September 1999 auctions of guardband spectrum; Notice of proposed rule making on the assessment and...
- SMR firms reclassified as CMRS carriers operate in gray area. Sakelaris, Linda Kay // RCR;8/19/96, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p8
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- FCC hammers out rules for spectrum auction process. Mason, Charles F. // Telephony;3/14/94, Vol. 226 Issue 11, p6
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's finalization of its rules for auctioning off spectrum for personal communication services (PCS). System of simultaneous multiple round bidding; Questions on the conduct of the auctions and acceptance of the bids; FCC's failure to establish...
- FCC auction to push paging and messaging. DiLorenzo, Jim // Telephony;7/25/94, Vol. 227 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's auction of new spectrum for narrowband personal communication service (PCS). FCC's expectation that the licenses will be used to provide services such as advanced voice paging, two-way acknowledgement paging and data services; Buildout...
- SMR-centric regulatory issues fade as industry fades. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;11/13/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p18
Reports on the seeming lack of attention given by the United States Federal Communications Commission to the regulation of the specialized mobile radio industry.
- FCC affirms 800 MHz SMR licensing rules. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;10/18/99, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p18
Announces the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) affirmation of auction-driven 800 MHz specialized mobile radio licensing rules. Goal of reducing channel blocks; Positive reactions of industry organizations to the FCC decision.
- Living within our airwave limits. Dreher, Richard C. // World & I;Feb95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p216
Focuses on the change in the United States Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) prescribed airwave allocation to make room for personal communications services (PCS). Integration with a variety of competing networks; Frequency allocation for two-way paging and message services; Demand for...