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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 700 MHz Memorandum Opinion and Order and
Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
June 22, 2000

The Commission has adopted rules and sought comment on potential actions intended to promote the advancement of many new exciting services including the next generation of wireless and digital television services. These actions will provide more certainty to parties preparing to bid for this spectrum as well as encourage development of this valuable spectrum in a manner that best serves the needs of consumers.

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