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November 2014 Open Commission Meeting

November 21, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Friday, November, 21, 2014, on the subjects listed below:

  • Modernizing Contest Rules: The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to provide broadcasters greater flexibility in their disclosure of contest terms.
  • Emerging Wireline Networks and Services: The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Declaratory Ruling, and Order to facilitate the transition to next generation networks by promoting and preserving the Commission’s public safety, consumer protection, and competition goals.
  • 911 Governance and Accountability: The Commission considered a Policy Statement and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding its approach to 911 governance and proposing mechanisms to ensure continued accountability for reliable 911 services as technologies evolve.
  • ITU Plenipotentiary Conference Presentation: The Commission heard a presentation regarding the 2014 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference. The presentation included a summary of key issues addressed at the Plenipotentiary and the conference outcomes.

Meeting Documents

FCC Moves to Modernize Broadcast Contest Rule for Online Access
FCC Takes Up Consumer, Competition, 911 Safeguards in Tech Transitions
FCC Acts to Preserve Reliable 911 Service as Technology Evolves

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