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§ 90.769 Construction and implementation of Phase II nationwide licenses.
(a) A nationwide licensee must construct a sufficient number of base
stations (i.e., base stations for land mobile and/or paging operations)
to provide coverage to a composite area of at least 750,000 square
kilometers or 37.5 percent of the United States population within five
years of the issuance of its initial license and a composite area of at
least 1,500,000 square kilometers or 75 percent of the United States
population within ten years of the issuance of its initial license.
Licensees may, in the alternative, provide substantial service to their
licensed areas at the appropriate five- and ten-year benchmarks.
(b) Licensees must notify the Commission in accordance with § 1.946 of
this chapter of compliance with the Construction requirements of
paragraph (a) of this section.
(c) Failure by a nationwide licensee to meet the construction
requirements of paragraph (a) of this section, as applicable, will
result in automatic cancellation of its entire nationwide license. In
such instances, nationwide licenses will not be converted to
individual, site-by-site authorizations for already constructed
(d) Nationwide licensees will not be required to construct and place in
operation, or commence service on, all of their authorized channels at
all of their base stations or fixed stations.
[ 69 FR 75173 , Dec. 15, 2004]
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