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Released: May 31, 2012


Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.


Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 12-807

Released: May 31, 2012


The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council, comprised of a diverse group of leading technology
experts, provides technical expertise to the Commission to identify important areas of innovation
and develop informed technology policies supporting the United States’ competitiveness in the
global economy. The TAC is helping the Commission to continue the momentum spurred by the
National Broadband Plan to maximize the use of broadband to advance national interests and
create jobs.
At its first meeting of the year on March 28, 2012 the TAC proposed a work agenda for the
coming year and an assignment of personnel to work groups focused on work objectives. At its
next meeting on Wednesday June 27, 2012, the TAC will discuss its progress toward these work
objectives and discuss initial findings, issues, and further recommendations on the 2012 work
The next meeting of the TAC will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, from 1:00 pm to 4:00
pm in the Commission Meeting Room, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. The public is
invited to attend.
Tom Wheeler, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners, serves as Chairman of the Council.
Walter Johnston, Chief of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Division, serves as the Designated
Federal Officer. Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology is the
Alternate Designated Federal Officer.
For further information, contact Walter Johnston at 202-418-0807 voice, Email or visit the FCC website at

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