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12/21/05 Report to Congress on the Study to Assess Short-term and Long-term Needs for Allocations of Additional Portions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum for Federal, State and Local Emergency Response Providers.
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12/16/05 Order Extending the Effective Date of Children's Television Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters.
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12/13/05 Statement of Commissioner Copps Before the Senate Commerce Committee, on his Renomination to Federal Communications Commission.
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12/12/05 Chairman Martin's Statement on the Announcement That Cable Companies May Voluntarily Offer Family Tiers.
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12/9/05 Report to Congress - The Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004.
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12/9/05 FCC Spectrum Assignment Boosts 2 GHz MSS Operators' Ability to Provide Public Safety Services.
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12/9/05 FCC Establishes Auction Rules and Resolves Petitions for Reconsideration for Air-ground Radiotelephone Services.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
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12/9/05 FCC Seeks Comment on Universal Service Support Mechanisms for Non-Rural Carriers.
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12/9/05 Commission Initiates Proceeding to Implement the Junk Fax Prevention Act.
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12/2/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, December 9, 2005 at 10:30 AM.
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12/2/05 FCC Releases Order Granting Qwest Forbearance Relief in Omaha MSA.
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Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/2/05 Chairman Martin Announces Staff Change.
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11/30/05 FCC Releases NPRM on TRS and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals With Hearing and Speech Disabilities - Access to Emergency Services.
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11/29/05 Chairman Martin's Oral Statement Before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
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11/28/05 Chairman Martin Announces the Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs.
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11/28/05 Chairman Martin Names Nancy J. Victory as Chair of the Federal Communications Commission’s Independent Panel Reviewing the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Communications Networks.
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11/28/05 Media Security and Reliability Council to Meet Wednesday, November 30, 2005.
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11/22/05 Commissioner Adelstein Applauds New York Attorney General Payola Settlement With Warner Music.
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11/18/05 FCC Releases Rulemaking on Ensuring Reasonable Franchising Process for New Video Market Entrants.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/17/05 FCC Releases Order on Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI, Inc. Applications for Approval of Transfer of Control.
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Martin Press Statement (10/31/05): Word | Acrobat
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Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
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11/17/05 FCC Releases Order on SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. Applications for Approval of Transfer of Control.
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Martin Press Statement (10/31/05): Word | Acrobat
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Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/17/05 Statement of Commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy Announcing Her Departure From the FCC.
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11/17/05 Chairman Martin's Statement on Commissioner Abernathy's Departure.
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11/17/05 Statement by Commissioner Copps on Commissioner Abernathy's Departure Announcement.
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11/17/05 Statement by Commissioner Adelstein on the Announced Departure Of Commissioner Abernathy.
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11/17/05 Network Reliability and Interoperability Council to Hold Meeting.
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11/14/05 Joint Task Force on VOIP 911 Enforcement Launches Website.
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11/14/05 Consumer Advisory Committee to Meet Friday, November 18, 2005.
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11/10/05 Commissioner Adelstein Congratulates Michael J. Copps and Deborah T. Tate on Nomination to FCC.
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11/10/05 Commission Amends Emergency Alert System (EAS) Rules to Include Digital Media Technologies and Seeks Further Comments on EAS System.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/9/05 Chairman Kevin J. Martin Applauds White House Announcement of Intention to Nominate Deborah T. Tate and Michael J. Copps to be Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission.
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11/9/05 Commissioner Copps' Press Statement on White House Intention to Nominate.
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11/8/05 FCC Modifies Digital Tuner Requirements to Advance DTV Transition.
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11/7/05 Commissioner Abernathy Congratulates Wireless Industry On Announcement of Wireless Content Guidelines.
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11/7/05 Statement by Commissioner Adelstein On CTIA's "Wireless Content Guidelines."
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11/7/05 Enforcement Bureau Outlines Requirements of November 28, 2005 Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol 911 Compliance Letters.
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11/4/05 FCC Initiates Rulemaking on Distributed Transmission Technology for Digital TV Stations.
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11/4/05 Quarterly Report on Informal Consumer Inquiries and Complaints Released.
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11/3/05 FCC Takes Further Steps To Implement SHVERA.
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The Significantly Viewed List: Word | Acrobat

11/3/05 Commission Amends Emergency Alert System (EAS) Rules to Include Digital Media Technologies and Seeks Further Comments on EAS System.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/3/05 FCC Initiates Rulemaking to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for New Video Market Entrants.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/3/05 FCC Modifies Digital Tuner Requirements to Advance DTV Transition.
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11/3/05 Deletion of Agenda Item From November 3, 2005, Open Meeting.
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11/1/05 Additional Item to be Considered at Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, November 3, 2005.
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10/31/05 CORRECTED FCC Approves SBC/AT&T and Verizon/MCI Mergers.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/31/05 Deletion of Agenda Items from October 31, 2005, Open Meeting.
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10/31/05 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces Further Extension of Filing and Regulatory Deadlines for Wireless Licensees in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
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10/28/05 Change in Date of Open Commission Meeting to Monday, October 31, 2005.
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10/28/05 Revised Schedule Change: FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting, Friday, October 28, 2005. Please note that the time for the FCC Open Meeting is rescheduled from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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10/28/05 Schedule Change: FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting, Friday, October 28, 2005. Please note that the time for the FCC Open Meeting is rescheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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10/28/05 FCC Reminds Communications Providers How to Contact Agency For Emergency Assistance After Normal Business Hours.
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10/27/05 FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, November 3, 2005.
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10/27/05 New CORES Online Password Reset and ULS Call Sign/FRN Association Features Available September 26, 2005.
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10/26/05 Remarks of Chairman Martin Delivered via Satellite from Washington, DC to the TELECOM 05 Conference of the United States Telecom Association in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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10/26/05 Written Statement of Kenneth P. Moran, Director, Office of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, FCC, Hearing on Ensuring Operability During Catastrophic Events.
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10/25/05 FCC Media Bureau Provides Relief for MVPDs and Broadcast Stations Affected by Hurricane Wilma.
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10/25/05 Media Bureau Announces Communications Restoration Processes for MVPDs and CARS in Response to Hurricane Wilma.
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10/25/05 Media Bureau Announces Procedures to Promote the Resumption of Radio and Television Broadcast Service to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Wilma.
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10/25/05 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Annouces Extension of Filing and Regulatory Deadlines for Wireless Licensees in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Wilma.
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10/24/05 The International Bureau Reissues Procedures to Provide Emergency Communications in Areas Affected by Hurricanes Wilma, Katrina, and Rita.
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10/21/05 FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, October 28, 2005.
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10/20/05 Chairman Martin Announces Acting Chief of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy and Personal Staff Changes.
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10/20/05 Remarks of Commissioner Adelstein before 3G Americas Entitled Broadband Wireless Internet – A Technology Briefing.
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10/20/05 Technological Advisory Council to Hold Meeting, Thursday, October 27, 2005.
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10/14/05 Universal Service Hurricane Katrina Relief Order.
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10/14/05 FCC Grants Verizon Waiver to Exercise Pricing Flexibility for Certain Advanced Services.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/13/05 Amended TV Table of Allotments for Phoenix and Holbrook, AZ.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/12/05 Assignment of FCC Licenses and Authorizations Held by Rainbow DBS to EchoStar.
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10/7/05 FCC Launches New Web Site Explaining Its Broadcast Obscenity, Indecency and Profanity Rules, Complaint Procedures and Enforcement Actions.
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10/7/05 Maintaining Wireless Service for Consumers Affected by Hurricane Rita.
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10/6/05 FCC Clarifies Provisions of Nationwide Programmatic Agreement That Apply to Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian Organizations.
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Declaratory Ruling: Word | Acrobat
Martin & Abernathy Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/5/05 FCC Addresses Petitions for Reconsideration, Request for Waiver, and Request for Declaratory Ruling in the 800 MHz Band
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9/30/05 FCC Adopts Annual Report on State of Competition in the Wireless Industry.
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9/29/05 Written Statement of Chairman Martin, Hearing on Public Safety Communications from 9/11 to Katrina: Critical Public Policy Lessons, Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives.
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9/29/05 Written Statement of Kenneth P. Moran Director, Office of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, Hearing on Hurricane Katrina and Communications Interoperability.
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9/29/05 Amendment of Part 2 of the Commission's Rules to Allocate Spectrum Below 3 GHz for Mobile and Fixed Services to Support the Introduction of New Advanced Wireless Services, including Third Generation Wireless Systems.
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Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/28/05 Media Bureau Extends Deadline for Television Broadcast Stations to Make Retransmission Consent/ Must Carry Elections on Cable and Satellite Systems in Certain Designated Market Areas Effected by Hurricane Rita.
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9/27/05 Enforcement Bureau Provides Further Guidance to Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol Service Providers Concerning Enforcement of Subscriber Acknowledgement Requirement.
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9/27/05 Network Reliability and Interoperability Council to Hold Meeting.
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9/24/05 Facilitating Restoration of Wireless Facilities in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Rita.
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9/24/05 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces Extension of Filing and Regulatory Deadlines for Wireless Licensees in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Rita.
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9/24/05 FCC Media Bureau Provides Relief for MVPDs and Broadcast Stations Affected by Hurricane Rita.
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9/24/05 Media Bureau Announces Communications Restoration Processes for MVPDs and CARS in Response to Hurricane Rita.
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9/24/05 Media Bureau Announces Procedures to Promote the Resumption of Radio and Television Broadcast Service to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Rita.
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9/24/05 Order granting SBC flexibility to use its available telecommunications network to respond to Hurricane Rita, and to repair and restore services and facilities after the hurricane has passed.
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9/23/05 The International Bureau Reissues Procedures to Provide Emergency Communications in Areas Affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
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9/23/05 FCC to be Open Saturday, September 24, 2005 and Sunday, September 25, 2005 in Response to Possible Hurricane Rita Relief and Restoration Efforts.
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9/23/05 FCC Requires Certain Broadband and VoIP Providers to Accommodate Wiretaps.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/23/05 FCC Eliminates Mandated Sharing Requirement on Incumbents' Wireline Broadband Internet Access Services.
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News Release (8/5/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/23/05 FCC Adopts Policy Statement on Broadband Internet Access.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/22/05 Written Statement of Chairman Martin, Hearing on Communications in a Disaster, Before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate.
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9/21/05 FCC Order Permits State Commissions, Carriers, and Program Beneficiaries in Hurricane Katrina Affected Areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama to Postpone Filing Certain USF Forms, Payments and Data for a Period of Up to One Hundred and Fifty (150) days.
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9/16/05 FCC Grants Qwest Forbearance Relief in Omaha MSA.
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Order (12/2/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement (12/2/05): Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement (12/2/05): Word | Acrobat

9/16/05 Section 68.4(a) of the Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones/Waivers Requested by T-Mobile USA, Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/16/05 Presentation of Kenneth Moran, Director, Office of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, Agenda Meeting of the FCC, Atlanta, Georgia, September 15, 2005.
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9/15/05 Statements of Chairman Martin, Commissioners Abernathy, Copps and Adelstein From the September 15, 2005 Open Commission Meeting on the Effects of Hurricane Katrina, in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/15/05 FCC Takes Steps to Assist in Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief.
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The recorded webcast of the September 15th Open Commission Meeting in Atlanta is available for playback from the FCC Audio/Video Events Web Page.

9/15/05 Network Reliability and Interoperability Council Meeting Postponed.
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9/14/05 Participants for FCC Open Commission Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, Scheduled Thursday September 15, 2005, 11:00 AM.
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9/14/05 Schedule and Venue Change: FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia at 11:00 am.
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9/14/05 Media Bureau Extends Deadline For Television Broadcast Stations To Make Retransmission Consent/ Must Carry Elections On Cable And Satellite Systems In Certain Designated Market Areas Effected By Hurricane Katrina.
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9/14/05 FCC Releases "Trends in the International Telecommunications Industry" Report.
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9/13/05 The Wireline Competition Bureau grants, on its own motion, Special Temporary Authority to BellSouth to the extent described herein to reroute traffic affected by Hurricane Katrina, as necessary, over its interLATA corporate communications network.
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9/9/05 Reminder to Video Programming Distributors of Need to Make Emergency Information Regarding Hurricane Katrina Evacuation and Relief Efforts Accessible to Persons With Hearing or Vision Disabilities.
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9/9/05 FCC Report to Congress on Retransmission Consent and Exclusivity Rules Pursuant to Section 208 of SHVERA.
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9/9/05 Joint Statement of Chairman Kevin J. Martin and Commissioner Michael J. Copps Following Their Visit To the Gulf State Region Affected By Hurricane Katrina.
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9/9/05 FCC To Be Open Saturday, September 10, 2005, and Sunday, September 11, 2005 in Response to Hurricane Katrina Relief and Restoration Efforts.
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9/8/05 FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, September 15, 2005.
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9/8/05 FCC Provides Temporary Relief From Hearing Aid Compatability Requirements For Wireless Carriers Offering Dual-band GSM Handsets.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/8/05 FCC Assigns Emergency Telephone Numbers in Response to Hurricane Katrina Relief and Restoration Efforts.
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9/8/05 FCC Extends Cable Horizontal and Vertical Ownership Limits Proceeding Reply Period.
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9/7/05 Written Statement of Kenneth P. Moran Director, Office of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission on Hurricane Katrina, Before the Committee on Energy & Commerce, United States House of Representatives by Testimony.
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9/7/05 Facilitating Restoration of Wireless Facilities in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
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9/7/05 Maintaining Wireless Service for Consumers Affected by Hurricane Katrina.
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9/7/05 Demonstration of New CORES Online Password Reset and ULS Call Sign/FRN Association Features.
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9/6/05 Joint Statement of Chairman Kevin J. Martin, Commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy, Commissioner Michael J. Copps, and Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein on Hurricane Katrina Restoration Efforts.
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9/6/05 FCC Conditionally Grants Tracfone's Petition For Forbearance.
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9/6/05 Commission Announces Staff Recipients of FCC Excellence in Economics Awards.
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9/5/05 FCC acts to facilitate continuing service for customers of wireline carriers that are unable to provide service due to Hurricane Katrina. The Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau has adopted an order that temporarily waives certain carrier change requirements. This will allow affected carriers to temporarily transfer customers to those carriers with working facilities while restoration efforts are under way, with minimum inconvenience and burden on customers.
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9/4/05 Commission Acts to Allow Telephone Customers in Katrina-Affected Areas to Reinstate Disconnected Telephone Numbers.
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9/2/05 FCC Reassigned Toll-Free Number 1-800-RED-CROSS to the National Chapter of the American Red Cross For a Period of One Year.
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9/2/05 FCC to Be Open Labor Day Weekend in Response to Hurricane Katrina Relief and Restoration Efforts.
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9/2/05 FCC's Media Bureau to Allow Noncommercial Educational Stations to Air Essential Commercial Programs to Victims of Hurricane Katrina.
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9/2/05 Network Reliability and Interoperability Council to Hold Meeting.
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9/1/05 FCC Grants Temporary Waiver of the Commission's Numbering Rules in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
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9/1/05 International Bureau Announces Procedures To Provide Emergency Communications In Areas Impacted By Hurricane Katrina.
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9/1/05 International Bureau Extends Comment Period In Satellite Space And Earth Station Licensing Reform Proceeding (IB Docket No. 00-248) For Interested Parties Impacted By Hurricane Katrina.
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9/1/05 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces Extension of Filing and Regulatory Deadlines for Wireless Licensees in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
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9/1/05 Commission Extends Form 477 Filing Deadline for Entities Operating in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.
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9/1/05 FCC and NARUC Announce Members of Joint Federal/State VOIP Enhanced 911 Enforcement Task Force.
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8/31/05 Commission Extends Regulatory Fee Filing Window For Those Regulatees Affected by Hurricane Katrina.
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8/31/05 The Office of Engineering and Technology Announces Procedures to Provide for Emergency Communications in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
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8/31/05 FCC Media Bureau Provides Relief for MVPDs and Broadcast Stations Affected by Hurricane Katrina.
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8/31/05 FCC Initiates a New Proceeding to Reexamine Roaming Obilgations of Commercial Mobile Radio Service Providers.
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MO&O and NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/26/05 Enforcement Bureau Provides Further Guidance to Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol Service Providers Concerning Enforcement of Subscriber Acknowledgement Requirement.
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8/23/05 FCC Implements Satellite Carriage of HDTV and Multicast Programming in Alaska and Hawaii.
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8/15/05 FCC Modifies Advanced Wireless Services Rules to Provide Greater Flexibility and Access to Spectrum for Small and Rural Providers.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/15/05 FCC Initiates Inquiry Into Scope and Impact of Anticompetitive Behavior on U.S. International Calling Markets and Consumers and Resolves Remaining Matters on the U.S.-Philippines Route.
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NOI: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
PLDT Reconsideration & Order: Word | Acrobat

8/12/05 FCC Proposes Almost $1.5 Million in Forfeitures for Universal Service Fund Violations.
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Telecom Management, Inc. NAL: Word | Acrobat
OCMC, Inc. NAL: Word | Acrobat

8/12/05 FCC Issues Inquiry For Annual Report To Congress On Video Competition.
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NOI: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/9/05 Streamline Rules Affecting Wireless Radio Services.
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/8/05 Chairman Martin Statement on Payola.
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8/8/05 Statement of Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on Payola.
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8/8/05 FCC Consents To Sprint Corporation Acquisition of Nextel Communications Licenses and Authorizations.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/5/05 Chairman Martin Announces the Acting Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology and the Chief Economist.
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8/5/05 FCC Eliminates Mandated Sharing Requirement on Incumbents' Wireline Broadband Internet Access Services.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/5/05 FCC Adopts Policy Statement on Broadband Internet Access.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/5/05 FCC Requires Certain Broadband and VoIP Providers to Accommodate Wiretaps.
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Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/5/05 Deletion of Agenda Items and an Additional Item to be Considered at Open Commission Meeting, Friday, August 5, 2005.
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8/5/05 On Friday, August 5, 2005 the Open Commission Meeting Will Commence at 11:00 AM.
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8/3/05 Change in Date of Open Commission Meeting to Friday, August 5, 2005.
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7/28/05 FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, August 4, 2005.
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7/28/05 Chairman Martin's Remarks to the NARUC Summer Meeting in Austin, TX, July 26, 2005.
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7/27/05 Commissioner Copps Announces Departure of Paul Margie.
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7/26/05 FCC and NARUC Launch "Lifeline Across America" To Raise Awareness of Lifeline and Link-Up Programs.
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7/26/05 Enforcement Bureau Provides Guidance on VoIP Providers' July 29, 2005 Subscriber Notification Deadline.
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7/25/05 FCC Proposes Over $2 Million in Forfeitures for Universal Service Fund and Other Regulatory Program Violations.
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Carerra Communications NAL: Word | Acrobat
InPhonic, Inc. NAL: Word | Acrobat
Teletronics, Inc. NAL: Word | Acrobat

7/25/05 Commissioner Adelstein Calls for FCC Investigation Based on Spitzer Payola Settlement.
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7/25/05 FCC Announces Joint Federal/State VOIP Enhanced 911 Enforcement Task Force.
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7/21/05 FCC Launches Review of Closed Captioning Rules.
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News Release (7/14/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/19/05 FCC Consents With Conditions to ALLTEL Corporation Acquisition of Western Wireless Corporation Licenses and Authorizations.
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Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
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Abernathy Statement:
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Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/19/05 Commission Clarifies that Two-line Captioned Telephone Service is Eligible for Compensation from the Interstate TRS Fund.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (7/14/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/19/05 New Rules Adopted to Improve Video Relay Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (7/14/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/19/05 ASL-Spanish Translation Video Relay Service Eligible for Compensation from Interstate TRS Fund.
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News Release (7/14/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/14/05 Deletion of Agenda Item from July 14, 2005 Open Meeting.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/7/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, July 14, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/7/05 FCC Releases Data on High-Speed Internet Access Connections.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Acrobat

7/7/05 FCC Concludes a Proceeding to Collect Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2005.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/5/05 Draft Strategic Plan 2006-2011 (For Comment Purposes).
Public Notice with attached text of Draft: Word | Acrobat

6/28/05 Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statements: Word | Acrobat

6/28/05 FCC Delays until January 9, 2006, effective date for rules concerning unsolicited fax advertisements.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/27/05 Chairman Kevin J. Martin's Announcement Regarding the Supreme Court's Decision in Brand X.
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6/27/05 Commissioner Abernathy's Statement Regarding the Supreme Court's Decision in Brand X.
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6/27/05 Statement of Commissioner Copps in Response to Supreme Court Decision in Brand X Internet Services.
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6/27/05 Commissioner Adelstein Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Supreme Court Brand X Decision.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/22/05 Chairman Martin Announces the Acting General Counsel, Acting Deputy General Counsel, and Special Advisor for International Issues and Deputy Chief of Staff.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/21/05 FCC Reaffirms Rules for Hearing Aid Compatible Digital Wireless Telephones.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (6/9/05): Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/21/05 Scheduled Maintenance for FCC Information Technology Systems.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/20/05 Commissioner Abernathy Announces Staff Changes.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/20/05 Canada and U.S. Reach Agreement that will Facilitate Deployment of Public Safety Services Near the U.S.-Canada Border in the 764-776 MHz and 794-806 MHz Frequency Bands.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/20/05 Commissioner Adelstein's Remarks at the Global Regulatory Summit on SDR and Cognitive Radio, SDR Forum.
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6/15/05 FCC Report to Congress as Required by the Orbit Act.
Report: Word | Acrobat

6/15/05 Commissioner Adelstein Applauds New FCC Fact Sheet on Payola Rules.
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Fact Sheet

6/15/05 International Bureau Provides Guidance Concerning the Notice Requirement for C-Band Coordination by Earth Stations on Vessels.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/14/05 FCC Launches Broad Inquiry Into Management and Oversight of Universal Service Fund.
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NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/14/05 FCC Moves Closer to Auctioning Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services by Implementing Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (6/9/05): Word | Acrobat

6/13/05 Responses to Supreme Court Decision Denying Review of Media Ownership Rules.
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/9/05 FCC Seeks Comment to Streamline FM Table of Allotment Rulemaking and AM Community of License Procedures.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/9/05 FCC Modifies Digital Tuner Requirements to Advance DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/9/05 FCC Reaffirms Rules for Hearing Aid Compatible Digital Wireless Telephones.
Order (6/21/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/9/05 FCC Moves Closer to Auctioning Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services by Implementing Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act.
NPRM (6/14/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/8/05 FCC Advances DTV Channel Election Process.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
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Attachment 2: Excel | Acrobat

6/6/05 Consumer Advisory Committee to Meet Friday, June 10, 2005.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/3/05 Chairman Martin Announces His Intention to Appoint the Media Bureau Chief, and Announces the Appointment of the Senior Deputy Chief and the Deputy Chief of the Media Bureau.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/3/05 Commission Requires Interconnected VoIP Providers to Provide Enhanced 911 Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (5/19/05): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Recorded Audio/Video Webcast of Commission Meeting

6/2/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, June 9, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/2/05 Adelphia Communications Corp, Time Warner Inc., Comcast Corp. - Pleading Cycle Established.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/31/05 FCC Seeks Comment Regarding Possible Revision or Elimination of Rules Under The Regulatory Flexibility Act.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/27/05 800 MHz Rebanding to Commence June 27, 2005; Benchmark Compliance Dates Announced.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/26/05 FCC Launches New E-Mail Service to Deliver Timely and Customized Communications Information to Subscribers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/25/05 Remarks of Commissioner Adelstein before The Media Institute, "Fresh is Not as Fresh as Frozen:" A Response to the Commercialization of American Media.
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5/20/05 Media Security and Reliability Council to Meet Thursday, June 2, 2005.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/19/05 Commission Requires Interconnected VoIP Providers to Provide Enhanced 911 Service.
Order (6/3/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Recorded Audio/Video Webcast of Commission Meeting

5/19/05 Deletion of Agenda Item from May 19, 2005, Open Meeting.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/17/05 FCC Adopts Item to Examine Cable Ownership Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
2nd FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

5/17/05 Wireline Competition Bureau Reminds Licensees of Annual Employment Report Due Date.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/12/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, May 19, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/11/05 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Outlines Application Freeze Process for Implementation of 800 MHz Band Reconfiguration.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/11/05 FCC to Implement Mandatory Electronic Filing for All International Telecommunications Services.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/29/05): Word | Acrobat

5/6/05 Commissioner Abernathy Announces Staff Changes.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/5/05 FCC Denies SBC Petition for Forbearance from Title II for IP Platform Services.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

5/3/05 FCC Upholds Rules Governing Competitive Access to Directory Assistance.
Order : Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/29/05): Word | Acrobat

5/3/05 FCC Requests Comment on Distant Digital Television Reception.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/29/05): Word | Acrobat

5/2/05 FCC Takes Next Steps in Full Implementation of SHVERA.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/29/05): Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 Chairman Martin Announces His Intention to Appoint the FCC Chief of Staff, Announces a Staff Change, and Announces His Intention to Appoint Select Bureau Chiefs.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 FCC to Implement Mandatory Electronic Filing for All International Telecommunications Services.
Order (5/11/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 FCC Takes Next Steps in Full Implementation of SHVERA.
NPRM (5/2/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 FCC Upholds Rules Governing Competitive Access to Directory Assistance.
Order (5/3/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 FCC Requests Comment on Distant Digital Television Reception.
NOI (5/3/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 Commissioner Adelstein Announces Appointment of Legal Advisor Rudy Brioché and Confidential Assistant Amber Danter.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/29/05 International Bureau Grants Applications to Modify, Assign and Transfer Control of Interests in Submarine Cable Landing Licenses Held by Tyco Telecommunications (US) Inc. and Tyco Networks (Guam) L.L.C. to VSNL Telecommunications (US) Inc.
Public Notice 1: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice 2: Word | Acrobat

4/26/05 Chairman Martin's Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice and Commerce of the Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives.
Acrobat

4/25/05 Schedule Change -- FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, April 29, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/22/05 FCC Seeks Comment on Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis in Telephone Number Portability Proceeding.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/15/05 Chairman Kevin J. Martin is appointed Defense Commissioner.
Order: Word | Acrobat

4/15/05 The Truth About Cell Phones and the National Do Not Call Registry.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/14/05 Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled to June 10.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/13/05 FCC Public Notice to Remind Broadcasters and Cable Operators of Video News Release (VNR) Requirements and Seeking Comment on VNR Use.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/13/05 Order on Tribune Television Company Waiver Extension Request for Station WTXX(TV), Waterbury, CT.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps and Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/5/05 FCC Amended Report to Congress on the Deployment of E-911 Phase II Service by Tier III Service Providers.
Report: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat

4/4/05 Technological Advisory Council Members and Meeting Dates Under its Renewed Charter.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Agenda: Word | Acrobat

4/1/05 Commission Addresses Requests for Relief of the E911 Requirements Filed by Tier III Carriers.
Order: Word | Acrobat

3/29/05 FCC Requests Comment on Spectrum Needs of Emergency Response Providers.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/29/05 Remarks of Commissioner Adelstein at WISPCON VII on March 21, 2005, "WISPs: Providing Opportunities for Rural America through Access to Broadband."
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3/25/05 FCC Finds That States Cannot Force Bells to Provide DSL Service to CLEC Voice Customers.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps and Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/25/05 FCC Report to Congress on the Deployment of E-911 Phase II Services by Tier III Service Providers.
Amended Report (4/5/05): Word | Acrobat
Amended Appendix A (4/5/05): Excel | Acrobat
Original Report: Word | Acrobat
Original Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat

3/23/05 Commissioner Abernathy Names John Stanley as Acting Legal Advisor.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/23/05 Commissioner Copps' Remarks at the SIA/SBCA Folger Library Dinner.
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3/23/05 Network Reliability and Interoperability Council to Hold Meeting.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/18/05 FCC Extends Truth-in-Billing Rules to Wireless Phones; Seeks Comment on Additional Measures to Increase Ability of Consumers to Make Informed Choices.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (3/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/17/05 FCC Affirms Ban on Integrated Set-Top Boxes, Extends Effective Date and Imposes Stringent Reporting Requirements.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/17/05 FCC to Consider Options for Expanding, Strengthening LPFM Service.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/16/05 Commissioner Martin Comments on Being Named Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
Word | Acrobat

3/16/05 Chairman Powell Congratulates Kevin Martin on Selection as Next FCC Chairman.
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3/16/05 Commissioner Abernathy Congratulates Kevin Martin on His Appointment as FCC Chairman.
Word | Acrobat

3/16/05 Statement by Commissioner Copps on Designation of Kevin Martin as FCC Chairman.
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3/16/05 Commissioner Adelstein Congratulates Kevin J. Martin on Selection as FCC Chairman.
Word | Acrobat

3/16/05 FCC Opens Access to New Spectrum for Wireless Broadband in the 3650 MHz Band.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (3/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/14/05 Remarks of Commissioner Copps' at Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association Accessiblity Workshop.
Word | Acrobat

3/14/05 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against Segment Introducing November 15, 2004 "Monday Night Football" Broadcast.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/14/05 FCC Designates 811 as the Nationwide Number to Protect Pipelines, Utilities from Excavation Damage.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (3/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/11/05 Chairman Powell's Statement on D.C. Circuit LNP Decisions.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/11/05 Chief of FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Announces Resignation.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/11/05 Robert Pepper Named Acting Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis: Linda Blair Returns to Position as Deputy Chief, Enforcement Bureau.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 Commissioner Martin Comments on Chairman Powell's Last Open Meeting.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 FCC Extends Truth-in-Billing Rules to Wireless Phones; Seeks Comment on Additional Measures to Increase Ability of Consumers to Make Informed Choices.
Order (03/18/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 FCC Opens Access to New Spectrum for Wireless Broadband in the 3650 MHz Band.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 FCC Adopts Rule Changes for Smart Radios.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 FCC Adopts Waiver of its Emission Measurement Procedures for Ultra-Wideband Transmission Systems.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 FCC Adopts 14 Items on "Consent Agenda" at Commission Meeting.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/10/05 Commission Further Streamlines Satellite Earth Station Licensing to Facilitate Swift Deployment of Broadband Services to Consumers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/9/05 Diversity For Communications In The Digital Age Advisory Committee Renewed, Julia Johnson to Remain as Chair.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/9/05 FCC Diversity Advisory Committee Launches New Web Resource Directory.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/8/05 Wireless Broadband Access Task Force Seeks Public Comment on Task Force Report.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat

3/8/05 Members of Consumer Advisory Committee Named; Announcement of Date and Agenda of First Meeting and Future Meeting Dates.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/7/05 FCC Announces Final Details of 2nd Annual Satellite Forum to be Held March 21, 2005.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/4/05 Jay Keithley Named Acting Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/3/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, March 10, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/3/05 Madison River Communications, LLC Order and Consent Decree.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Consent Decree: Word | Acrobat
Chairman Powell Commends Swift Action to Protect Internet Voice Services: Word | Acrobat

3/3/05 FCC Moves to Replace Outmoded Rules Governing Intercarrier Compensation.
FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/1/05 DTV Channel Election Issues - Proposed Negotiated Channel Election Arrangements and Procedures for Filing Associated Pleadings.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

3/1/05 FCC Proposes $770,000 Forfeiture Against Dynasty Mortgage, L.LC. for Apparent Violation of National Do-Not-Call Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NALF: Word | Acrobat

2/28/05 Remarks of Commissioner Copps; "9-1-1 Goes To Washington Critical Issues Forum".
Washington DC
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2/28/05 Commission Denies Indecency Complaints Against Veterans Day Broadcast of "Saving Private Ryan".
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/28/05 FCC Denies Indecency Complaint Against "Arrested Development" Program.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Acrobat

2/28/05 FCC Denies Indecency Complaints Against "Will and Grace" Episode.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Acrobat

2/28/05 Chairman Powell Names Deborah Klein as Media Bureau Acting Chief.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/25/05 Commission Adopts Rules to Help Ensure Accuracy of Phone Bills and Reduce Slamming Problems.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/25/05 FCC Launches New Attorney Honors Program.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Attorney Honors Progam Homepage

2/25/05 Commission Facilitates Provision of Ubiquitous Mobile Satellite Services to U.S. Consumers and First Responders.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/25/05 FCC Denies Indecency Complaint Against "Angel" Episode.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/24/05 Enforcement Bureau Names Assistant Bureau Chief for Management.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/23/05 FCC Finds AT&T Unlawfully Avoided Paying Fees on Prepaid Calling Card Service.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/23/05 FCC Resolves Dual and Multicast Carriage Issues.
Report and Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/23/05 Chairman Powell's Statement on Three Proposed Forfeitures for Violation of Commission Closed Captioning Rules.
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Midwest Television, Inc.: Word | Acrobat
Channel 51 of San Diego, Inc.: Word | Acrobat
McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Company, Inc.: Word | Acrobat

2/23/05 Commissioner Abernathy Bids Farewell to Stacy Fuller.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/22/05 FCC Paves the Way for New Broadband Services in the Air.
Report & Order, NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (12/15/05): Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Air-Ground Band Options
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/18/05 FCC Clarifies TCPA Rules: Acts on Several Reconsideration Petitions.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/18/05 Rules and Regulations Implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Chairman Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/18/05 Transcript of Chairman Powell's Closing Remarks at the Telecommunications Services Priority Summit on February 17, 2005.
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2/17/05 Presentations from the Telecommunications Services Priority Summit.

2/17/05 Commissioner Copps' Remarks at the US-Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University.
Word | Acrobat

2/16/05 Broadband PCS Spectrum Auction Closes, Raising Over $2 Billion.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/16/05 Commissioner Abernathy Bids Farewell to Jennifer A. Manner.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/16/05 FCC Proposes Additional Flexibility in 900 MHz Spectrum Band.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat

2/15/05 Commissioner Adelstein Statement on Norman Lear Center Report on Local TV Station Coverage of 2004 Campaigns.
Word | Acrobat

2/15/05 WTB Bureau Chief Suggests Guidelines for Limiting Children's Access to Inappropriate Content Via Wireless Services.
Letter

2/15/05 Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2005.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

2/15/05 FCC to Examine Ban on Using Cellular Telephones on Airborne Aircraft.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (12/15/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Erratum: Word | Acrobat

2/11/05 Commissioner Copps to Serve on the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat

2/11/05 Council of State Commissioners and Regulators to Assist FCC's Diversity Committee.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Resolves Dual and Multicast Carriage Issues.
Report and Order (2/23/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Moves to Replace Outmoded Rules Governing Intercarrier Compensation.
FNPRM (3/3/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Task Force Recommends Actions to Speed the Rollout of Wireless Broadband Services to Consumers Across America.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Overview of Report: Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Reduces Cost of Switching Long Distance Providers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Clarifies TCPA Rules: Acts on Several Reconsideration Petitions.
Order (2/18/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 Commission Adopts Rules to Help Ensure Accuracy of Phone Bills and Reduce Slamming Problems.
MO&O (2/25/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 FCC Proposes Additional Flexibility in 900 MHz Spectrum Band.
NPRM (2/16/05): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/10/05 Amendment of Agenda Item from February 10, 2005, Open Meeting.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/9/05 Deletion of Agenda Item from February 10, 2005, Open Meeting.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/9/05 Chairman Powell and Commissioner Copps Letter to Leadership of Senate and House Commerce Committees on Amending Open Meeting Provision of Sunshine Act.
Letter: Acrobat

2/9/05 Commission Proposes Flexible Use of Ku-band Frequencies to Further Facilitate Provision of Broadband Satellite Services on Airplanes.
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NPRM : Word | Acrobat

2/8/05 Chairman Powell's Statement on the Transition to On-line Registration for Commercial Links in the 70 GHz, 80 GHz, and 90 GHz Bands.
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2/8/05 FCC holds Low Power FM Forum.
Chairman Powell Opening Remarks: Word | Acrobat
Photos from the Forum
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/8/05 Wireless Carriers Help Commission to Protect Wireless Subscribers From SPAM.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/8/05 FCC Announces Speakers for February 17, 2005 Telecommunications Services Priority Summit.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/7/05 Nextel Accepts FCC 800 MHz Interference Solution.
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Photos of February 7th Event
Text of Nextel Acceptance Letter
August 6 2005 Order

2/7/05 FCC Budget of $304,057,000 Proposed for Fiscal Year 2006.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Complete FY 2006 Budget Submission

2/7/05 FCC Takes Steps Toward Implementation of SHVERA.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

2/7/05 FCC Announces Satellite Forum to be Held March 21, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/7/05 FCC to Participate in 2005 National Consumer Protection Week - February 6-12.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/4/05 FCC Releases New Rules for Network Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Phone Carriers.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (12/15/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/4/05 FCC Media Bureau Releases 11th Annual MVPD Competition Report.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/4/05 FCC Releases Report on 2004 Cable Industry Prices.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/3/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, February 10, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/3/05 Press Statement of Commissioners Copps and Adelstein on The Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/1/05 Administration of the North American Numbering Plan.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/31/05 Statements on the APTS/NCTA Digital TV Carriage Agreement.
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/31/05 Commissioner Adelstein's Remarks at the Association of Public Television Stations and National Cable & Telecommunications Association Joint Press Conference at the National Press Club.
Word | Acrobat

1/31/05 Special Access Rates for Price Cap Local Exchange Carriers and AT&T Corp. Petition for Rulemaking to Reform Regulation of Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Rates for Interstate Special Access Services.
Order & NPRM: Word | Acrobat

1/31/05 Children's Television Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/28/05 Erica McMahon Named Acting Chief of Staff, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/27/05 Copps and Adelstein Welcome Decision Not to Appeal Third Circuit Media Ownership Ruling, But Warn Against Back-door Commission Action.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/27/05 Media Bureau Chief Kenneth Ferree Announces Resignation.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/27/05 P. June Taylor Named Acting Director of the FCC Office of Workplace Diversity.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/27/05 Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein Announces Interim Staff Appointment.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/26/05 Remarks of Commissioner Michael J. Copps, National Association of Television Program Executives, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Word | Acrobat

1/25/05 FCC Releases 2003 International Traffic Data.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Report: Acrobat

1/24/05 FCC Denies 36 Indecency Complaints About Various Television Programs.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
MO&O (FCC 04-279): Word | Acrobat
MO&O (FCC 04-280): Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/21/05 Statement of FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell On Leaving the Commission.
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Powell's Accomplishments: Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/14/05 Statement of Chairman Powell on Opening Two Investigations into Potential Violations of "Payola" and Sponsorship Identification Laws.
Word | Acrobat

1/14/05 FCC Announces Agenda for February 17, 2005, Telecommunications Services Priority Summit.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/13/05 Presentations from the January 2005 Open Commission Meeting by Senior Agency Officials Regarding Implementations of the Agency's Strategic Plan and a Comprehensive Review of FCC Policies.

1/13/05 Chairman Powell Announces Barbara J. Douglas to Leave the Commission.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/13/05 Chairman Powell Announces Changes in FCC Office of General Counsel; John Rogovin to Leave Office; Austin Schlick to be Acting General Counsel.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/12/05 Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein Announces Departure of Johanna Mikes Shelton.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/6/05 FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, January 13, 2005.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/6/05 Chairman Powell Applauds Completion of the National Response Plan.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

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