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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For February Open Meeting

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Released: January 30, 2014

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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).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

January 30, 2014
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 Tom Wheeler announced that the
following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Thursday,
February 20, 2014:

Promoting Quality Closed Captioning to Make Television Programming Accessible to All:

The
Commission will consider a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking that addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television
programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to individuals who are deaf and hard of
hearing.

Improving Wireless E911 Location Accuracy:

The Commission will consider a Third Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking to ensure that accurate caller location information is automatically provided to
public safety officials for all wireless calls to 911, including indoor calls, to meet consumer and public
safety needs and expectations, and to take advantage of new technological developments.
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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