The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday, December 12, 2013, on the subjects listed below:

  • Improving 911 Reliability ( PS Docket No. 13-75); Reliability and Continuity of Communications Networks, Including Broadband Technologies (PS Docket No. 11-60):
    The Commission considered a Report and Order that takes critical steps to improve the reliability and resiliency of 911 networks nationwide.
  • Expanding Access to Mobile Wireless Services Onboard Aircraft:
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise outdated rules and provide airlines with the ability to permit passengers to use mobile wireless services via onboard airborne access systems.
  • Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Presentation:
    The Commission heard a status update on the Task Force’s work towards making near-term recommendations related to the Commission’s expectations and role in the IP transition.
  • Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Presentation:
    The commission heard an update on FCC and industry efforts to promote mobile wireless device unlocking.

Meeting Documents

FCC Adopts Rules to Make 911 Calling More Reliable

FCC Initiates Review of Rules for Wireless Services Onboard Aircraft

Technology Transitions Policy Task Force December 12 Presentation

CTIA Letter on Carrier Unlocking Voluntary Agreement, FCC Statements

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