SPRINT NEXTEL’S FAST TRACK TO POSSIBLE RELIEF
SEPT. 11, 2007
FCC approves order requiring Sprint Nextel to vacate 800 MHz channels on June 26, 2008.
NOV. 8, 2007
Sprint Nextel appeals June 26 provision in a federal appeals court.
NOV. 27, 2007
Appeals court grants expedited review of case.
FEB. 4, 2008
Final briefs due to appeals court, preparing the case for oral arguments.
MARCH 18, 2008
Oral arguments to be heard in the case.
Appeals court to render a decision.
JUNE 26, 2008
Sprint must vacate 800 MHz frequencies unless the FCC grants a waiver, which is not an option for interleaved spectrum.
Sources: FCC, Sprint Nextel