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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting

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Released: November 21, 2013


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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).



November 21, 2013

Justin Cole, 202-418-8191



(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the

following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for

Thursday, December 12, 2013:

Increasing Consumer Access to In-Flight Mobile Wireless Services:

The Commission will consider a

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise outdated rules and provide airlines with the ability to permit

passengers to use mobile wireless services via onboard airborne access systems.

Improving 911 Reliability: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that takes critical steps to

improve the reliability and resiliency of 911 networks nationwide.

Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Presentation: The Commission will hear a status update on

the Task Force’s work towards making near-term recommendations related to the Commission’s

expectations and role in the IP transition.

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Presentation: The Commission will hear an update on FCC and

industry efforts to promote mobile wireless device unlocking.

The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W.,

Washington, D.C. The event will be shown live at


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