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Telecom taxes

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2010

Both houses of Congress introduced bills in 2009 affecting telecom-related taxes

FCC asks for extension until March of delivery for National Broadband Plan; broadband mapping grant awards issued on rolling basis

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

On January 7, 2010, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski asked for a one-month extension of the deadline to deliver the National Broadband Plan ("NBP") to Congress

Unauthorized assignments of licenses

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

On December 14, 2009, the Bureau released an order adopting a Consent Decree with BNSF Railway Co. (“BNSF”) terminating an investigation of BNSF’s compliance with Section 310(d) of the Communications Act in connection with the sale to another railroad of BNSF’s communication system for a portion of railroad track

Intercarrier compensation developments

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

A number of long-pending access charge and other intercarrier compensation issues were finally clarified in the last couple of months

Spectrum inventory bills

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

The House is considering two bills aimed at making more spectrum available to support wireless communications

Wireless microphones and other unlicensed devices must vacate the 700 MHz band by June

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

The FCC unanimously voted to adopt an Order prohibiting the "manufacture, import, sale, lease, offer for sale or lease, or shipment of wireless microphones and other low power auxiliary stations intended for use in the 700 MHz band."

Specifications for wireless alert system are announced

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

The FCC and Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the adoption of design specifications for the Commercial Mobile Alert System ("CMAS"

Signal jamming company seeks new STA

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

CellAntenna Corporation filed a request for special temporary authority (an "STA") with the FCC to conduct a 15-minute demonstration of its wireless signal jamming technology at a vacant Maryland prison

700 MHz reauction and wireless phone in prisons

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2010

Both houses of Congress are working on the 2010 appropriations bill, which includes a provision directing the FCC to reauction the 700 MHZ D Block

Hearing aid compatibility enforcement actions

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2010

On November 25, 2009, the Spectrum Enforcement Division (“SED”) of the Enforcement Bureau (“Bureau”) released a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (“NAL”) against Smith Bagley, Inc. (“SBI”), a Tier III wireless carrier, for apparently failing either to offer consumers at least eight digital wireless handset models that meet the FCC’s radio frequency interference standards for hearing aid compatibility (“HAC”), or to ensure that at least 50 of the handset models offered complied with the interference standards