Client: Cingular Wireless
Representation: Joint venture with Salmon PCS LLC
Region: North America
Arnold & Porter helped Cingular Wireless LLC (now AT&T Mobility LLC) to structure its joint venture with Salmon PCS LLC to quallify as a "designated entity" for bidding on PCS licenses in FCC Auction #35. Auction #35 was the first auction of PCS spectrum since the Commission amneded its designated entitiy rules to adpot the "controlling interest" standard to determine which applicants qualify as desginated entities eligibile for bidding credits and other auction preferences.