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FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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Released: November 23, 2011

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

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

ftp.fcc.gov
November 23, 2011

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed
below on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. 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 NOS.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

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OFFICE OF

TITLE:

Amendment of Parts 2 and 95 of the

ENGINEERING AND

Commission's Rules to Provide Additional Spectrum

TECHNOLOGY

for the Medical Device Radiocommunication Service
in the 413-457 MHz band

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a Report
and Order that allocates spectrum in the 413-457 MHz
band and adopts service and technical rules for
Medical Micropower Networks, which rely on new
types of implanted medical devices that use functional
electric stimulation to, among other things, restore
sensation, mobility, and function to paralyzed limbs
and organs.
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WIRELESS TELE-

Commission staff will provide a presentation on the

COMMUNICATIONS,

Commission’s recent broadband adoption efforts,

WIRELINE

including a first-of-its-kind national effort to address

COMPETITION

the barriers to broadband adoption, digital literacy and

AND

the employment skills gap.

CONSUMER &

GOVERNMENTAL

AFFAIRS

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.
*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.

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 Audrey Spivack or David
Fiske, 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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