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Released: September 1, 2011

NEWS
Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

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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:

September 1, 2011
David Fiske, 202-418-0513
Email: david.fiske@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR SEPTEMBER 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
Thursday, September 22, 2011:

Framework for Next Generation 911 Deployment, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

A Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking to accelerate the development and deployment of Next Generation 911 (NG911)
technology to improve public safety by enabling the public to send text, photos, videos, and data
communications to 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and enhancing the information available
to PSAPs and first responders for assessing and responding to emergencies.

Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture White Paper.

The Public Safety and Homeland
Security Bureau will present a white paper on the use of deployable aerial communications architecture to
facilitate the ability of first responders to communicate with each other and consumers to reach first
responders in the wake of natural and manmade disasters, even in situations where there is severe damage
to terrestrial communications infrastructure. The report will make recommendations regarding next steps
the FCC should consider to promote the development and use of deployable aerial communications
architecture.
The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:45 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. The November Commission Meeting
date has been changed to November 30, 2011.
-FCC-

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