May 28 Deadline Set For C-Band Certifications

Posted on April 29th, 2019 by

According to an April 11, 2019 public notice, Fixed-Satellite Service earth station operations in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band that are licensed or registered (authorized) in the International Bureau Filing System (IBFS), including temporary-fixed or transportable earth stations, must certify the accuracy of all information reflected on their licenses or registrations in IBFS.

Operators that recently filed new or modified licenses or registrations between April 19, 2018 and October 31, 2018 are exempt from this certification requirement.

The required certification must include the relevant call sign(s), file numbers, applicant or registrant name, and a signed statement for fixed-satellite facilities. Mobile operators must supply additional information. Certifications must be submitted electronically in IBFS using the Pleadings and Comments link. The specified pleading type should be “C-Band Certification” for fixed facilities, and “Other” for mobile facilities.