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December 2014 Open Commission Meeting

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 Thursday, December 11, 2014, on the subjects listed below:

  • Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries:
    The Commission considered a Second Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration and a Report and Order to close the school and library connectivity gap by adjusting program rules and support levels in order to meet long-term program goals for high-speed connectivity to and within all eligible schools and libraries.
  • Connect America Fund Report and Order:
    The Commission considered a Report and Order finalizing decisions necessary to proceed to Phase II of the Connect America Fund.
  • Broadcast Incentive Auction Public Notice:
    The Commission considered a Public Notice that asks for comment on the detailed procedures necessary to carry out the Broadcast Incentive Auction. The Public Notice includes specific proposals on auction design issues such as determination of the initial clearing target, opening bid prices, and the final television channel assignment process.

Meeting Documents

FCC Continues E-rate Reboot to Meet Nation's Digital Learning Needs


FCC Increases Rural Broadband Speeds Under Connect America Fund



FCC Seeks Input on Incentive Auction Procedures




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