FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting, Monday, October 28, 2013
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
October 17, 2013
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Monday, October 28, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 11:30 a.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. The Commission is waiving the sunshine
period prohibition contained in Section 1.1203 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 1.1203,
until 12 noon on Thursday, October 24, 2013. Thus, presentations with respect to the items listed
below will be permitted until that time.
TITLE:Rural Call Completion (WC Docket No. 13-
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a
Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking to address problems associated with
completion of long distance calls to rural areas.
TITLE:Promoting Interoperability in the 700 MHz
COMMUNICATIONSCommercial Spectrum (WT Docket No. 12-69);
Requests for Waiver and Extension of Lower 700
MHz Band Interim Construction Benchmark
Deadlines (WT Docket No. 12-332)
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that implements an industry solution
to provide interoperable service in the lower 700 MHz
*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.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND TITLE:Implementing Public Safety Broadband
HOMELANDProvisions of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job
SECURITYCreation Act of 2012 (PS Docket No. 12-94);
Implementing a Nationwide, Broadband,
Interoperable Public Safety Network in the 700
MHz Band (PS Docket No. 06-229); Service
Rules for the 698-746, 747-762 and 777-792 MHz
Bands (WT Docket No. 06-150)
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider a
Second Report and Order adopting technical rules for
the 700 MHz broadband spectrum licensed to the First
Responder Network Authority.
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: email@example.com or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
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
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;
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