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Released: June 20, 2014
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NEWS

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

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. Cir. 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

June 20, 2014

Kim Hart, 202-418-8191

E-mail: Kim.Hart@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR JULY 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

Friday, July 11, 2014:

Modernizing E-Rate to Deliver Digital Learning: The Commission will consider a Report and

Order to modernize the E-Rate program and expand support for WiFi connectivity for schools and

libraries. The R&O seeks to close the WiFi gap, make E-Rate dollars go farther, and deliver faster,

simpler and more efficient applications and other processes.

Connect America Fund Rural Broadband Experiments: The Commission will consider a Report

and Order establishing a budget and a methodology for selecting winning applications for the

Connect America rural broadband experiments adopted by the Commission in the January Tech

Transitions Order.

Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Clips: The Commission will consider a

Second Order on Reconsideration and a Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that revisits

the Commission’s determinations regarding the captioning of video clips when delivered using

Internet protocol, ensuring that individuals with hearing disabilities are able to enjoy the full benefits

of broadband technology.

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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