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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     In the Matter of                        )                               
                                                 File No. EB-07-IH-8571      
     GE MDS LLC                              )                               
                                                 NAL/Acct. No. 200832080095  
     Licensee of Various Authorizations in   )                               
     the Microwave Radio Services                FRN No. 0016050429          


   Adopted: August 15, 2008 Released: August 15, 2008

   By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
       between the Enforcement Bureau ("Bureau") and GE MDS LLC ("GE MDS").
       The Consent Decree terminates an investigation by the  Bureau against
       GE MDS for possible violations of Section 310(d) of the Communications
       Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 1.948 of the Commission's rules
       regarding the unauthorized transfer of 170 microwave radio licenses.

    2. The Bureau and GE MDS have negotiated the terms of the Consent Decree
       that resolve this matter. A copy of the Consent Decree is attached
       hereto and incorporated by reference.

    3. After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree and evaluating the
       facts before us, we find that the public interest would be served by
       adopting the Consent Decree and terminating the investigation.

    4. In the absence of material new evidence relating to this matter, we
       conclude that our investigation raises no substantial or material
       questions of fact as to whether GE MDS possesses the basic
       qualifications, including those related to character, to hold or
       obtain any Commission license or authorization.

    5. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to section 4(i) of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and sections 0.111 and 0.311
       of the Commission's Rules, the Consent Decree attached to this Order
       IS ADOPTED.

    6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned investigation IS

    7. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that GE MDS shall make its voluntary
       contribution to the United States Treasury, as specified in the
       Consent Decree, by mailing a check or similar instrument payable to
       the order of the Federal Communications Commission, to Federal
       Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000.
       Payment by overnight mail may be sent to U.S. Bank - Government
       Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO
       63101. Payment by wire transfer may be made to ABA Number 021030004,
       receiving bank TREAS/NYC, and account number 27000001. For payment by
       credit card, an FCC Form 159 (Remittance Advice) must be submitted.
        When completing the FCC Form 159, enter the NAL/Account number in
       block number 23A (call sign/other ID), and enter the letters "FORF" in
       block number 24A (payment type code). GE MDS will also send electronic
       notification on the date said payment is made to and

    8. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that GE MDS will file reports with the
       Commission ninety days after the Effective Date and twelve months
       after the Effective Date. Each report shall include a compliance
       certificate from an officer, as an agent of GE MDS, stating that the
       officer has personal knowledge that GE MDS  has established operating
       procedures intended to ensure compliance with this Consent Decree,
       together with an accompanying statement explaining the basis for the
       officer's compliance certification. All reports shall be submitted to
       Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations & Hearings Division,
       Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th
       Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.

    9. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order and Consent Decree
       shall be sent by first class mail and certified mail, return receipt
       requested, to Jack Richards, Keller & Heckman, LLP, 1001 G Street,
       N.W., Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001.


   Kris Anne Monteith

   Chief, Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S: 154(i), 503(b).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 0.111, 0.311.

   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-1922


   Federal Communications Commission DA 08-1922