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FCC Announces Technological Advisory Council (TAC) Meeting

June 27, 2012, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Commission Meeting Room, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington

The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council, comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, provides technical expertise to the Commission to identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies supporting the United States’ competitiveness in the global economy. The TAC is helping the Commission to continue the momentum spurred by the National Broadband Plan to maximize the use of broadband to advance national interests and create jobs.

At its first meeting of the year on March 28, 2012 the TAC proposed a work agenda for the coming year and an assignment of personnel to work groups focused on work objectives. At its June 27, 2012 meeting the TAC discussed its progress toward these work objectives and discussed initial findings, issues, and further recommendations on the 2012 work program.

Tom Wheeler, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners, serves as Chairman of the Council. Walter Johnston, Chief of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Division, serves as the Designated Federal Officer. Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology is the Alternate Designated Federal Officer. For further information, contact Walter Johnston at 202-418-0807 voice, walter.johnston@fcc.gov. Email or visit the FCC website at http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/technological-advisory-council.

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