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December 2015 Open Commission Meeting

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

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

  • US Telecom Petition for Forbearance:
    The Commission considered a Memorandum Opinion and Order and Report and Order addressing a petition from US Telecom that seeks forbearance from various categories of statutory and Commission requirements applicable to incumbent local exchange carriers. (WC Docket Nos. 14-192, 11-42, 10-90 )
  • Part 25 Rules for Space Stations and Earth Stations:
    The Commission considered a Second Report and Order that streamlines, eliminates or updates numerous provisions of Part 25 of the Commission's rules governing licensing and operation of space stations and earth stations for the provision of satellite communication services. (IB Docket No. 12-267)
  • ITU World Radio Conference Presentation:
    The Commission heard a presentation on the outcomes of the International Telecommunication Union's World Radio Conference that took place in November 2015.

The Commission considered the subjects listed in the Consent Agenda Section of the Public Notice as a consent agenda and these items were not presented individually.

Meeting Documents

FCC Eliminates Dated Phone Industry Rules

FCC Further Streamlines Satellite Licensing Rules

Bureau Presentation on World Radiocommunication Conference

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