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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For February Open Meeting

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Released: January 30, 2013

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

January 30, 2013
Justin Cole, 202-418-8191
Email: justin.cole@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR FEBRUARY OPEN MEETING

(Washington, D.C.) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced
that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for
Wednesday, February 20, 2013:

Improving Wireless Coverage for Consumers Through the Use of Signal Boosters:

The Commission
will consider a Report and Order to significantly enhance wireless coverage for consumers, while
protecting wireless networks from interference by adopting new technical, operational, and registration
requirements for signal boosters.

Increasing the Amount of Spectrum Available for Unlicensed Devices in the 5 GHz Band:

The
Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to substantially increase the amount of
unlicensed spectrum available to accelerate the growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technology offering
consumers faster speeds and less network congestion at Wi-Fi hot spots.
The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W.,
Washington, D.C. The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.
-FCC-

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