FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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 10, 2012
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
TITLE:Reporting Requirements for U.S.
Providers of International Telecommunications
Services (IB Docket No. 04-112); Amendment of
Part 43 of the Commission’s Rules
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider a
Second Report and Order to streamline reporting
requirements for international phone traffic,
significantly reducing overall filing burdens while
ensuring collection of the data needed to protect
consumers and competition in international
TITLE:Implementation of the Middle Class Tax
GOVERNMENTALRelief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (CG Docket
AFFAIRSNo. 12-129); Establishment of a Public Safety
Answering Point Do-Not-Call Registry
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that protects Public Safety
Answering Points (PSAPs) from autodialed calls,
which can tie up emergency-service telephone
lines, by adopting rules that create a do-not-call
registry of PSAP telephone numbers, prohibit
autodialed non-emergency calls to those numbers,
*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.
and implement specific monetary penalties for
autodialing or disclosing registered PSAP
numbers. These rules are mandated by the Middle
Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012.
TITLE:Amendment of Part 27 of the
ENGINEERING &Commission’s Rules to Govern the Operation of
TECHNOLOGY,Wireless Communications Services in the 2.3
GHz Band (WT Docket No. 07-293);
INTERNATIONALEstablishment of Rules and Policies for the
Digital Audio Radio Satellite Service in the 2310-
2360 MHz Frequency Band (IB Docket No. 95-
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider an
Order on Reconsideration that revises the WCS
rules to facilitate use of 30 megahertz of spectrum
for wireless broadband service while protecting
SDARS against harmful interference.
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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