Citation: "78 FR 56875"
Document Number: "AU Docket No. 13-53; DA 13-1672"
Page Number: "56875"
SUMMARY: In this document, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Wireline Competition Bureau (the Bureaus) announce the procedures and filing requirements for a reverse auction to award up to $50 million in one-time Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I support and reschedule the auction to be held on December 19, 2013. The Bureaus also announce the availability of eligible area data in various formats.
DATES: Short-form applications, FCC Form 180, are due prior to 6:00 p.m. on October 9, 2013.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Auctions and Spectrum Access Division: For Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I questions: Patricia Robbins at (202) 418-0660; for auction process questions: Lisa Stover at (717) 338-2868. Wireline Competition Bureau, Telecommunications Access Policy Division: For general universal service questions: Alex Minard at (202) 418-7400. Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Office of Native Affairs and Policy: For questions regarding Tribal lands and Tribal governments: Geoffrey Blackwell at (202) 418-3629 or Irene Flannery at (202) 418-1307.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice released on August 7, 2013. The complete text of the Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice, including attachments and related Commission documents, is available for public inspection and copying from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) Monday through Thursday or from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET on Fridays in the FCC Reference Information Center, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC 20554. The Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice and related Commission documents also may be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (BCPI), 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 202-488-5300, fax 202-488-5563, or you may contact BCPI at its Web site: http://www.BCPIWEB.com. When ordering documents from BCPI, please provide the appropriate FCC document number, for example, DA 13-1672 for the Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice. The Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice and related documents also are available on the Internet at the Commission's Web site: http://wireless.fcc.gov/auctions/902/ or by using the search function for AU Docket No. 13-53 on the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) Web page at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs/
I. Introduction and Summary
1. The Bureaus establish the procedures that will apply to the reverse auction that will award up to $50 million in one-time Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I support. This auction, which is designated as Auction 902, is rescheduled to be held on December 19, 2013. The Auction 902 Procedures Public Notice establishes the procedures, terms, and conditions governing Auction 902, including the pre- and post-auction application processes, and provides other important information for parties that wish to seek Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I support.