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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For January Open Meeting

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Released: January 10, 2012

NEWS
Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

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Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D. C. 20554

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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 10, 2012
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506
Email: neil.grace@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR JANUARY OPEN MEETING

(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced
that the following item will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Tuesday,
January 31, 2012:

Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization, Report and Order and Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking:

The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking to comprehensively reform the Lifeline program to ensure universal availability of
communications services to low-income Americans while minimizing the universal service contribution
burden, including by eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse; strengthening program oversight and
administration; and modernizing Lifeline to support broadband adoption.
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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