Archive for February 2021 | Monthly archive page

PAL Assignment Deadline Extended to March 5, 2021

Please be advised that the SAS Administrators have extended the PAL Channel Assignment process. You now have until March 5, 2021 to enter your PAL channel preferences. The anticipated PAL commercial deployment is still April 15, 2021. Below is the full email from the SAS Administrators. Dear CBRS PAL Licensee, We hope by now you […]

FCC Seeks Comment on Changes to Rip and Replace Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) has adopted a Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“FNPRM”) in which it proposes to modify its supply chain “rip and replace” rules to make them consistent with the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CAA”). Specifically, the FNPRM seeks comment on the following proposals: A proposal to modify the […]

Extending Time for PAL Channel Assignment Process

Please be advised that the SAS Administrators have extended the PAL Channel Assignment process by two weeks. You now have until February 26, 2021 to enter your PAL channel preferences. The anticipated PAL commercial deployment is April 15, 2021. Below is the full email from the SAS Administrators. Dear CBRS PAL Licensee, We hope by […]

FCC Implements Rules for Broadband Mapping as Part of its Digital Opportunity Data Collection

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) has released its Third Report and Order (“Order”)1 adopting additional rules for the Digital Opportunity Data Collection (“DODC”), also known as broadband mapping. Significantly, the Order establishes a process for broadband providers to respond to challenges to the accuracy of provider data, coverage maps, and the Fabric which […]

FCC Seeks Comment on Petitions to Allow Use of E-Rate Funds for Remote Learning During COVID-19

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) has received eleven (11) petitions asking for emergency relief to help students learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the FCC has released a Public Notice seeking comment on the Commission’s ability to extend E-Rate funds to off-campus services and facilities. Specifically, the Commission seeks comment on […]