Further Details on Agenda for July 9 Inmate Calling Services Workshop
Federal Communications Commission
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Released: June 27, 2014
FCC PROVIDES FURTHER DETAILS ON AGENDA FOR
JULY 9 WORKSHOP ON INMATE CALLING SERVICES
WC Docket No. 12-375
The preliminary agenda for the FCC’s July 9 workshop to examine and analyze policy issues
related to Inmate Calling Services (ICS) will include four panel discussions, as follows:
Opening Remarks (9:30 AM)
Chairman Tom Wheeler; Commissioner Mignon Clyburn;
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Impact of FCC Reform and Potential Need for Additional
Reform – This panel will address the impact of reforms since the
2013 ICS Report and Order and FNPRM, the benefits to consumers,
and the potential need for additional FCC and/or state reforms.
Understanding the Provision of ICS in Different Facilities – This
panel will focus on understanding the primary cost drivers of
providing ICS in different types of correctional facilities.
Ancillary Charges – This panel will discuss ancillary charges, the
types, rates, whether new charges have occurred since the 2013
Order, and potential reforms to limit these charges.
New Technologies – This panel will consider new and emerging
forms of communications in correctional settings beyond the
traditional wireline telephone call.
Closing Remarks (4:30 PM)
Additional details concerning the workshop agenda and panelists will be forthcoming.
Attendance - This workshop is open to the public and will be held in the Commission meeting room, 445
12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20554. Attendees are advised to arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to
the start of the workshop to allow time to go through our security process.
Webcast - To view a Webcast of the workshop, go to www.fcc.gov/live on the day of the event. Viewers
may submit questions by e-mail to email@example.com.
Website - Updates to the workshop agenda will be available on the workshop’s Website at
The FCC will attempt to accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will
be limited to seating availability. The Commission will provide audio and/or video coverage of the
meeting over the Internet from the FCC’s Web page at https://www.fcc.gov/live. Open captioning will be
provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon
request. Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by
calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) 418–0432 (tty).
Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed and a way the FCC can
contact you if it needs more information. Please make your request as early as possible; last-minute
requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fulfill.
We also take this opportunity to remind the public that presentations to decision-making
personnel that go to the merits of the Commission’s pending permit-but-disclose proceeding in Rates for
Interstate Inmate Calling Services, WC Docket No. 12-375, Report and Order and Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking, 28 FCC Rcd 14107 (2013) (ICS Report and Order and FNPRM), must comply
with the Commission’s ex parte rules. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.1200 et seq. Interested parties are also invited
to submit written ex parte presentations in this public docket.
For additional information about the workshop, please contact Gregory Haledjian of the Wireline
Competition Bureau, at (202) 418-1520 or email@example.com. For media inquiries, contact Mark
Wigfield, 202-418-0253, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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