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FCC Announces Forum on Future of Wireless Band Plans

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Released: June 27, 2012

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).



June 27, 2012
Cecilia Sulhoff: 202-418-0587




Washington, D.C.: The Commission today announced that its Technological Advisory
Council will be holding a forum on the future of wireless band plans on Monday, July 16, 2012.
This forum will serve to launch a continuing dialogue between the Commission and key industry
stakeholders and will explore the technological issues affecting wireless band plan design. The
forum will include discussions on the impact of developments in filter technology on band
planning, LTE trends and their implications for future band plans, and network operator
perspectives on band plan design. Further details will be announced at a later date.
The workshop will begin at 9:30 am and will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at
the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, DC. It is free and open to the public, with seating
available on a first-come, first-served basis. The forum will be broadcast live over the Internet.
You can view the forum at the day of the event. Questions from the
Internet audience can be submitted via email to
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request.
Please include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such
requests must include their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more
information. Requests should be made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail
to or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202-418-0530 (voice),
202-418-0432 (TTY).

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