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Released: March 24, 2014

Commission
Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information (202) 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

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March 24, 2014

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Monday, March 31, 2014. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-
C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

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OFFICE OF

TITLE:

Revision of Part 15 of the

ENGINEERING &

Commission’s Rules to Permit Unlicensed

TECHNOLOGY

National Information Infrastructure (U-NII)
Devices in the 5 GHz Band (ET Docket No. 13-
49).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
First Report and Order that would revise rules to
make 100 megahertz of 5 GHz U-NII-1 band
unlicensed spectrum more useful for consumers
and businesses, and reduce the potential for
harmful interference to certain incumbent
operations.
2

WIRELESS TELE-

TITLE:

Amendment of the Commission’s Rules

COMMUNICATIONS

with Regard to Commercial Operations in the

AND

1695-1710 MHz, 1755-1780 MHz, and 2155-
2180 MHz Bands (GN Docket No. 13-185).

OFFICE OF

ENGINEERING &

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a

TECHNOLOGY

Report and Order that would adopt allocation,
licensing, service, and technical rules to make
available for auction 65 megahertz of AWS-3
spectrum for flexible use services, including
mobile broadband.
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.

3

MEDIA

TITLE:

Amendment of the Commission’s Rules
Related to Retransmission Consent (MB Docket
No. 10-71).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider an
Order making certain rule revisions and
clarifications to facilitate the fair and effective
completion of retransmission consent
negotiations, and a Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking seeking comment on whether to
eliminate the network non-duplication and
syndicated exclusivity rules.
4

MEDIA

TITLE:

2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review –
Review of the Commission’s Broadcast
Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted
Pursuant to Section 202 of the
Telecommunications Act of 1996; 2010
Quadrennial Regulatory Review – Review of the
Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and
Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of
the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket
No. 09-182); Promoting Diversification of
Ownership in the Broadcasting Services (MB
Docket No. 07-294); and Rules and Policies
Concerning Attribution of Joint Sales Agreements
in Local Television Markets (MB Docket No. 04-
256).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that
initiates the 2014 Quadrennial Review of
broadcast ownership rules, addresses issues
referred to the Commission by the Third Circuit’s
remand of the 2008 Diversity Order, and a Notice
of Proposed Rulemaking to define and require the
disclosure of a category of sharing agreements
between broadcast television stations. The
accompanying Report and Order determines that
certain television joint sales agreements are
attributable.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
Send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
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Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the
meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page
at www.fcc.gov/live.
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type;
digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at
FCC@BCPIWEB.com.
-FCC-
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