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FCC 54.1514
Revised as of January 15, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  § 54.1514   Stage 2 mobile additional annual reporting.

   (a) Each recipient of Stage 2 mobile support shall submit no later than
   30 days following the end of the calendar year reports demonstrating
   and certifying to the fact that its mobile network coverage is equal to
   or greater than 66 percent of its pre-hurricane coverage by the end of
   year two of the Stage 2 term of support and 100 percent of its
   pre-hurricane coverage by the end of year three of the Stage 2 term of
   support.

   (1) A recipient of Stage 2 mobile support shall submit with the report
   required by this section the documentation in paragraphs (a)(1)(i)
   through (iii) of this section in support of its milestone obligations:

   (i) Electronic shapefiles site coverage plots illustrating the area
   reached by mobile services;

   (ii) A list of all census blocks in the Territories reached by mobile
   services; and

   (iii) Data received or used from drive, drone, and/or scattered site
   tests, analyzing network coverage for mobile services.

   (2) [Reserved]

   (b) Each recipient of Stage 2 mobile support shall report and certify,
   no later than thirty (30) days following the end of the third year of
   the Stage 2 term of support for all eligible areas where a provider
   used Stage 2 support, mobile transmissions supporting voice and data to
   and from the network meeting or exceeding the following:

   (1) For 4G LTE service, outdoor data transmission rates of at least 10
   Mbps download/1 Mbps upload, at least one service plan that includes a
   data allowance of at least 5 GB that is offered to consumers at a rate
   that is reasonable comparable to similar service plans offered by
   mobile wireless providers in urban areas, and latency of 100
   milliseconds or less round trip; and

   (2) For 5G service, outdoor data transmission rates of at least 35 Mbps
   download/3 Mbps upload and a plan offered to consumers at a rate that
   is reasonably comparable to similar service plans offered by mobile
   wireless providers in urban areas.

   (c) Each recipient of Stage 2 mobile support shall submit no later than
   thirty (30) days after the end of the third year of the Stage 2 term of
   support a certification that it has met the requisite public interest
   obligations in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section.

   (d) Each recipient of Stage 2 mobile support shall submit no later than
   thirty (30) days following the end of the calendar year an annual map
   reporting the network hardening activities undertaken during the prior
   calendar year. The recipient must submit, along with the map, a
   detailed narrative description of the network hardening activities
   identified and of how it made use of the support to facilitate those
   network hardening activities.

   (e) Each recipient that elects to receive Stage 2 mobile support for
   the deployment of 5G technological networks shall submit an annual
   certification no later than thirty (30) days after the end of each
   12-month period the use of Stage 2 support for the deployment of 5G
   technology to ensure compliance with its commitment. Each recipient
   must report the total cost incurred and total amount of Stage 2 support
   spent related to the deployment of 5G technology during the preceding
   12-month period. Each recipient must describe in detail how it used the
   support for deployment of 5G technology.

   (f) Each report shall be submitted to the Office of the Secretary of
   the Commission, clearly referencing the appropriate docket for the
   Uniendo a Puerto Rico Fund and the Connect USVI Fund; the
   Administrator; and the authority in the U.S. Territory, or Tribal
   governments, as appropriate.

   (g) Recipients of Stage 2 mobile support have a continuing obligation
   to maintain the accuracy and completeness of the information provided
   in their milestone reports. All recipients of Stage 2 mobile support
   shall provide information about any substantial change that may be of
   decisional significance regarding their eligibility for Stage 2 support
   and compliance with Uniendo a Puerto Rico Fund and the Connect USVI
   Fund requirements in this section as an update to their milestone
   report submitted to the entities listed in paragraph (f) of this
   section. Such notification of a substantial change, including any
   reduction in the network coverage area being served or any failure to
   comply with any of the Stage 2 requirements in this part, shall be
   submitted within ten (10) business days after the reportable event
   occurs.

   (h) In order for a recipient of Stage 2 mobile support to continue to
   receive mobile support for the following calendar year, it must submit
   the milestone reports required by this section by the deadlines set
   forth in paragraphs (a) through (g) of this section.

   Effective Date Note: At  84 FR 59963 , Nov. 7, 2019, § 54.1514 was added.
   This section contains information collection and recordkeeping
   requirements and will not become effective until approval has been
   given by the Office of Management and Budget.

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