The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday, May 24, 2012, on the subjects listed below

  • Deployable Arial Communications Architecture Notice of Inquiry: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry examining the role of deployable aerial communications architecture (DACA) in facilitating emergency response by rapidly restoring communications capabilities in the immediate aftermath of a catastrophic event.
  • Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs) Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish service rules and an allocation for Medical Body Area Networks and seek comment on the selection of an MBAN coordinator.
  • Removing Barriers to Broadband Deployment in the 800 MHz Band Report and Order: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that will provide EA-based 800 MHz licensees with the flexibility to better utilize spectrum to transition networks from legacy 2G technologies to advanced wireless technologies.

Meeting Documents

FCC Explores Use of Emergency Aerial Communications

FCC Dedicates Spectrum Enabling Medical Body Area Networks

FCC Promotes Wireless Investment And Deployment In 800 MHZ SMR Band

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