Goto Section: 100.17 | 100.21 | Table of Contents

FCC 100.19
Revised as of
Goto Year:1996 | 1998
Sec. 100.19  Due diligence requirements.

    (a) All persons granted DBS authorizations shall proceed with 
diligence in constructing DBS systems. Permittees shall be required to 
complete contracting for construction of the satellite station(s) within 
one year of the grant of the construction permit. The satellite stations 
shall also be required to be in operation within six years of the 
construction permit grant.
    (b) In addition to the requirements stated in paragraph (a) of this 
section, all persons who receive new or additional DBS construction 
permits after January 19, 1996 shall complete construction of the first 
satellite in their respective DBS systems within four years of the grant 
of the construction permit. All satellite stations in such a DBS system 
shall be in operation within six years of the grant of the construction 
    (c) DBS permittees and licensees shall be required to proceed 
consistent with all applicable due diligence obligations, unless 
otherwise determined by the Commission upon proper showing in any 
particular case. Transfer of control of the construction permit shall 
not be considered to justify extension of these deadlines.
[ 60 FR 65595 , Dec. 20, 1995]

                    Subpart C--Technical Requirements

Goto Section: 100.17 | 100.21

Goto Year: 1996 | 1998
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