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
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.
Amendment of Parts 2 and 95 of the
Commission's Rules to Provide Additional Spectrum
for the Medical Device Radiocommunication Service
in the 413-457 MHz band
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
Commission staff will provide a presentation on the
Commission’s recent broadband adoption efforts,
including a first-of-its-kind national effort to address
the barriers to broadband adoption, digital literacy and
the employment skills gap.
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: 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 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