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FCC Announces LEARN Workshop to Discuss Unlicensed Spectrum

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Released: September 30, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., S.W.

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

Washington, D.C. 20554

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 13-2012

September 30, 2013

INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES WORKSHOP

TO DISCUSS UNLICENSED SPECTRUM ISSUES

GN Docket No. 12-268

As part of its Learn Everything About Reverse-Auctions Now Program (LEARN), the Federal
Communication Commission (FCC) will host a workshop on Thursday, October 24, 2013, to discuss unlicensed
spectrum issues related to the broadcast television incentive auction proceeding. The workshop will focus on the
benefits and uses of unlicensed spectrum in the existing and future television bands white spaces and in the guard
bands of the new 600 MHz band following the upcoming incentive auction, as well as technical questions
associated with proposed unlicensed operations in the 600 MHz band. The FCC issued a Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking regarding the broadcast television incentive auction, including issues relating to unlicensed spectrum,
in October, 2012.1
The workshop will be free and open to the public and will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at
FCC Headquarters, located at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554.
Additional details will be released closer to the event date.
For more information about the broadcast television incentive auction, visit: http://www.fcc.gov/learn.
Accessibility Information. To request information in accessible formats (computer diskettes,
large print, audio recording, and Braille), send an email to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the FCC's consumer
and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (TTY). This document can
also be downloaded in Word and Portable Document Format (PDF) at: http://www.fcc.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Paul Murray, OET, at (202) 418-0688 (voice) or
Paul.Murray@fcc.gov (email), or Cecilia Sulhoff, WTB, at (202) 418-0587 (voice) or Cecilia.Sulhoff@fcc.gov
(email).

1 See Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions, Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking
, 27 FCC Rcd 12357 (2012).

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