The FCC is responsible for managing and licensing the electromagnetic spectrum for
commercial users and for non-commercial users including: state, county and local governments.
This includes public safety, commercial and non-commercial fixed and mobile wireless
services, broadcast television and radio, satellite and other services. In licensing
the spectrum, the Commission promotes efficient and reliable access to the spectrum
for a variety of innovative uses as well as promotes public safety and emergency response.
FCC Licensing Systems includes:
Universal Licensing System (ULS)
Broadcast Radio and Television Electronic Filing System (CDBS)
Cable Operations and Licensing System (COALS)
International Bureau Electronic Filing System (MyIBFS)
OET Experimental Licensing System Electronic Filing