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Released: May 8, 2014

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Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information (202) 418-0500

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Washington, D.C. 20554

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May 8, 2014

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, May 15, 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.
Public Comment on Proposed Open Internet NPRM
With respect to the proposed Open Internet Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Commission has
determined that strict enforcement of the Sunshine Period prohibition on comment would place an
unnecessarily restrictive burden on the public, who should have full opportunity to express their
views. Therefore, 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 11:59 pm on Wednesday,
May 14, 2014 with respect to this proceeding. Presentations and public comment on the Open
Internet item listed below will be permitted until that time.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

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WIRELINE

TITLE:

Protecting and Promoting the Open

COMPETITION

Internet (GN Docket No. 14-28).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ remand of
portions of the Commission’s 2010 Open Internet
Order and proposing enforceable rules to protect
and promote the open Internet.
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WIRELESS TELE-

TITLE:

Revisions to Rules Authorizing the

COMMUNICATIONS

Operation of Low Power Auxiliary Stations in the
698-806 MHz Band (WT Docket No. 08-166);
Public Interest Spectrum coalition, Petition for
Rulemaking Regarding Low Power Auxiliary
Stations, Including Wireless Microphones, and
the Digital Television Transition (WT Docket No.
08-167); Amendment of Parts 15, 74 and 90 of
*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.

the Commission’s Rules Regarding Low Power
Auxiliary Stations, Including Wireless
Microphones (ET Docket No. 10-24).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that provides a limited
expansion to the class of wireless microphone
users eligible for a license.
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INCENTIVE

TITLE:

Expanding the Economic and

AUCTION TASK

Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through

FORCE

Incentive Auctions (GN Docket No. 12-268).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that adopts key policies and
rules for the broadcast television spectrum
incentive auction, laying the groundwork for an
unprecedented, market-driven process for
repurposing spectrum for mobile broadband use,
and promoting competition and innovation.
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WIRELESS TELE-

TITLE:

Policies Regarding Mobile Spectrum

COMMUNICATIONS

Holdings (WT Docket No. 12-269).

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that modifies the Commission’s
policies and adopts rules regarding the
aggregation of spectrum for mobile wireless
services through initial licensing and secondary
market transactions to preserve and promote
competition.
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).
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.
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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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