February 2013 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, on the subjects listed below:

  • Improving Wireless Coverage for Consumers Through the Use of Signal Boosters:
    The Commission will consider a Report and Order to significantly enhance wireless coverage for consumers, while protecting wireless networks from interference by adopting new technical, operational, and registration requirements for signal boosters.
  • Increasing the Amount of Spectrum Available for Unlicensed Devices in the 5 GHz Band:
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to substantially increase the amount of unlicensed spectrum available to accelerate the growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technology offering consumers faster speeds and less network congestion at Wi-Fi hot spots.

Meeting Documents

FCC Acts to Enhance Consumers' Ability to Fill Mobile Broadband Coverage Gaps

FCC Acts to Significantly Increase Spectrum Available for Unlicensed Devices in the 5 GHz Band

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