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October 2015 Open Commission Meeting

October 22, 2015, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The FCC held this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:

  • Rates for Inmate Calling Services (ICS):
    The Commission considered a Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would adopt comprehensive reform of intrastate, interstate, and international ICS calls to ensure just, reasonable and fair ICS rates, and seek comment on additional measures the Commission could take to ensure that interstate and intrastate ICS are provided consistent with the statute and public interest.
  • Review of Foreign Ownership Policies:
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would streamline the foreign ownership review process for broadcast licensees and applicants, and standardize the review process for broadcast, common carrier and aeronautical licensees and applicants.
  • Spectrum Frontiers:
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to create new flexible use service rules in certain bands above 24 GHz to support multiple uses, including mobile wireless.

Meeting Documents

FCC Takes Next Big Steps In Reducing Inmate Calling Rates
FCC Proposes Streamlined Ownership Procedures for Broadcasters
FCC Promotes Higher Frequency Spectrum for Future Wireless Technology

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