October 2011 Open Commission Meeting
The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday, October 27, 2011, on the subjects listed below:
- Connect America Fund/Intercarrier Compensation Reform: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to comprehensively reform and modernize the universal service and intercarrier compensation systems to ensure that all Americans have access to robust, affordable broadband and mobile services.
- Modernizing Television Broadcaster Requirement to Make Information Available to the Public: The Commission will consider an Order on Reconsideration of the 2007 Enhanced Disclosure Report and Order and a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to replace television broadcast stations' public files with online public files to be hosted by the Commission.
- Nationwide Emergency Alert System Preparation Update: The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will provide a brief update on the status of preparations for the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System to be held on November 9, 2011, at 2 p.m. EST.
Connect America Fund/Intercarrier Compensation Reform:
- News Release
- Executive Summary
- Genachowski Statement
- Copps Statement
- McDowell Statement
- Clyburn Statement
Modernizing Television Broadcast Public Inspection Files: