2016 April Open Commission Meeting

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

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

  • Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology:
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on proposals to support real-time text communications over Internet Protocol communications networks, to improve the accessibility of these networks for consumers who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, and speech disabled.
    (GN Docket No. 15-178)
  • Business Data Services:
    The Commission considered a Tariff Investigation Order and a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing a new regulatory framework for the provision of business data services.
    (WC Docket Nos. 15-247, 05-25; RM-10593)
  • Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band:
    The Commission considered an Order on Reconsideration and a Second Report and Order that will finalize rules for the innovative spectrum sharing regime it created for making 150 megahertz available in the 3.5 GHz band.
    (GN Docket No. 12-354)

The Consent Agenda scheduled for consideration at the Open Meeting, as listed in the initial Public Notice, has been deleted. Items 1 through 5 from the consent agenda have been adopted by the Commission.

Meeting Documents

FCC Adopts Real-Time Text Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Seeks Comment on Competition Framework for Business Data Services

FCC Puts Final Rules in Place for New Citizens Broadband Radio Service

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