FCC 22.909 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 22.909 Cellular markets.
Cellular markets are standard geographic areas used by the FCC for
administrative convenience in the licensing of cellular systems.
Cellular markets comprise Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and
Rural Service Areas (RSAs). All cellular markets and the counties they
comprise are listed in Public Notice Report No. CL-92-40 "Common
Carrier Public Mobile Services Information, Cellular MSA/RSA Markets
and Counties", dated January 24, 1992, DA 92-109, 7 FCC Rcd 742 (1992).
(a) MSAs. Metropolitan Statistical Areas are 306 areas, including New
England County Metropolitan Areas and the Gulf of Mexico Service Area
(water area of the Gulf of Mexico, border is the coastline), defined by
the Office of Management and Budget, as modified by the FCC.
(b) RSAs. Rural Service Areas are 428 areas, other than MSAs,
established by the FCC.
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