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Released: November 9, 2011

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



November 9, 2011
David Fiske, 202-418-0513


(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced
that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for
Wednesday, November 30, 2011:

Additional Spectrum for Medical Radiocommunication Devices:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order that allocates spectrum in the 413-457 MHz band and adopts service and technical rules
to allow the use of new types of implanted medical devices that use functional electric stimulation to,
among other things, restore sensation, mobility, and function to paralyzed limbs and organs.

Presentation on Commission Efforts to Address Barriers to Broadband Adoption:

Commission staff
will provide a presentation on the Commission’s recent broadband adoption efforts, including a first-of-
its-kind national effort to address the barriers to broadband adoption, digital literacy and the employment
skills gap.
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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