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Released: April 21, 2011

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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

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACT

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April 21, 2011
David Fiske 202-418-0513
Email: david.fiske@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR MAY 12TH MEETING

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski
announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled
for Thursday, May 12, 2011:

NPRM to Strengthen and Secure America's Critical Communications Infrastructure

: A
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the outage reporting requirements in Part 4 of the rules
to interconnected VoIP and broadband service providers to promote the resiliency of America's
9-1-1 system and the country's critical communications infrastructure.
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Elimination of the International Settlements Policy NPRM:

As part of the Commission's
regulatory reform efforts, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to remove outdated regulations
governing the exchange of telephone traffic between U.S. and foreign carriers that are no longer
necessary to protect consumers and competition, while strengthening protections against
anticompetitive practices by foreign carriers.

Streamlining and Modernizing International Data Reporting Requirements First Report
and Order and FNPRM:

As part of the Commission's Data Innovation Initiative, a First Report
and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to eliminate unnecessary reporting
requirements regarding international telephone service, while streamlining and modernizing
remaining international data reporting to ensure continued relevance in light of changing markets.
Topics selected for FCC open meeting agendas are posted on the Commission's website approximately
three weeks prior to the Commission's next monthly meeting. The FCC will also issue a public notice of
the "Commission Meeting Agenda" one week before the meeting and announce at that time the items that
are scheduled for the agenda.
Commission meetings are open to the public, who can attend in person at the FCC headquarters (445 12th
Street SW, Washington, D.C.), or watch the live stream at www.fcc.gov/live.

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