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FCC to Hold State and Local Government Webinar April 22

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Released: April 17, 2014

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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

April 17, 2014

Mike Snyder, 202-418-0097


Washington, D.C

. –The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
(IGA) will be hosting its next Webinar for State and Local Governments on April 22, 2014, from 1:00 -
4:30 p.m. (EDT).
IGA Webinars are designed to share vital information about current Commission policy actions and
priorities and improve federal/state dialogue and information sharing. The FCC is seeking open dialogue
on key issues related to communications that will help educate all parties and foster partnerships with
state and local governments. IGA encourages participation and will take questions from remote
participants following presentations from FCC subject-matter experts on the issues listed below.


1:00 – 1:05 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks, Moderator

Gregory Vadas, Chief
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau
1:05 – 1:15 p.m.

Message from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

1:15-1:55 p.m.

Modernizing the E-rate Program

Charles Eberle, Attorney Advisor
Wireline Competition Bureau

IP Transition Update

Matthew DelNero, Deputy Bureau Chief
Wireline Competition Bureau
1:55 – 2:15 p.m.

Open Internet Rules

Jonathan B. Sallet, Acting General Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Wireless Infrastructure Issues
Facilities Siting Rulemaking
Positive Train Control Historic Preservation Review

Peter Trachtenberg, Deputy Chief
Jeffrey Steinberg, Deputy Chief
Spectrum and Competition Policy Division
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.


3:00 – 3:20 p.m.

FCC Speed Test App - Measuring Broadband America

James Miller, Senior Attorney
Electromagnetic Compatibility Division
Office of Engineering and Technology
3:20 - 3:50 p.m.

Next Generation 911

Speaker (TBD)
Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau
3:50 – 4:15 p.m.

Closed Captioning

Karen Peltz Strauss
Deputy Bureau Chief
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
How to Participate in the Webinar:
 View the webcast at
 Submit questions via email:; or via Twitter using the hashtag
#FCCStateNLocalGov. FCC speakers will respond to questions during the Webinar as time
 Join the Webinar and send questions via Webex at
 Listen to the audio portion of the Webinar by dialing 1-888-858-2144, Access Code: 8926297
For additional information about the Webinar please contact Emmitt Carlton,,
(202) 418-7321, or Carmen Scanlon,, (202) 418-0544.

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