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Released: September 19, 2013

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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September 19, 2013

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, September 26, 2013. 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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WIRELESS TELE-

TITLE:

Acceleration of Broadband Deployment

COMMUNICATIONS

by Improving Wireless Facilities Siting Policies;
Acceleration of Broadband Deployment:
expanding the Reach and Reducing the cost of
Broadband Deployment by Improving Policies
Regarding Public Rights of Way and Wireless
Facilities Siting (WC Docket No. 11-59);
Amendment of Parts 1 and 17 of the
Commission's Rules Regarding Public Notice
Procedures for Processing Antenna Structure
Registration Applications for Certain Temporary
Towers (RM-11688); and 2012 Biennial Review
of Telecommunications Regulations (WT Docket
No. 13-32)

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to accelerate
deployment of wireless infrastructure while at the
same time appropriately protecting the Nation's
environmental resources.
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MEDIA

TITLE:

Amendment of Section 73.3555(e) of
the Commission's Rules, National Television
Multiple Ownership Rule

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the UHF
*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.

discount to its national television multiple ownership
rule.
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MEDIA

TITLE: BLOOMBERG L.P.

Complainant v.

COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
LLC

Defendant (MB Docket No. 11-104)

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Memorandum Opinion and Order to resolve a
complaint by Bloomberg L.P. that Comcast Cable
communications, LLC violated the news
neighborhooding
condition of the
Comcast/NBCU transaction.
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PUBLIC SAFTEY AND TITLE:

Improving the Resiliency of Mobile

HOMELAND

Wireless Communications Networks

SECURITY

SUMMARY

: The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks
comment on proposals to improve consumer
choice and facilitate improvements to the
resiliency of mobile wireless networks during
emergencies.
5

MEDIA

TITLE:

Presentation on the Status of the Low
Power FM Open Filing Window

SUMMARY:

The Media Bureau will present the
latest update on progress towards the upcoming
October 15-October 29, 2013 open filing window
for applicants seeking to operate new Low Power
FM radio stations.
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.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
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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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