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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For November Open Meeting

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Released: October 24, 2013

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



October 24, 2013
Justin Cole, 202-418-8191


Washington, D.C.

Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn
announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled
for Thursday, November 14, 2013.

Foreign Investment in Broadcast Licensees

: The Commission will consider a Declaratory Ruling to
clarify the agency's policies and procedures in reviewing broadcast applications for transfer of control, or
requests for declaratory ruling, pursuant to section 310(b(4) of the Communications Act of 1934.

Improving 911 Reliability

: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to improve the reliability
and resiliency of 911 communications networks nationwide.

Status of Universal Service Reform Implementation:

The Wireline Competition Bureau, Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau, and Office of Native Affairs and Policy will present an update on universal
service reform implementation.

Promoting Digital Literacy though Public-Private Partnerships:

The Commission will hear an update
on the multiple public-private initiatives seeking to boost broadband adoption and digital literacy. The
presentation will include updates on the state of these broadband adoption programs and their future
impact. By leveraging the power of broadband and private-sector expertise, the Commission seeks to
develop and promote innovative approaches to a range of opportunities in fields such as education,
healthcare, public safety, cybersecurity, broadband adoption, and digital literacy.
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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