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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

Press Statement of FCC Chairman William E. Kennard
On Report and Order Establishing Licensing and
Service Rules for 700 MHz Spectrum
January 6, 2000

This Order establishes an exciting framework for wireless in the 21st century. Our rules allow auction winners to take advantage of technological advancements in providing a wide variety of new wireless services -- from the next generation of mobile services to new fixed broadband services that could become the third Internet pipe into homes across America. This can only mean great things for consumers.

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