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May 2018 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:

Public Drafts of Meeting Items – The FCC is publicly releasing the draft text of each item expected to be considered at this Open Commission Meeting with the exception of items involving specific, enforcement-related matters including restricted proceedings and hearing designation orders. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. Links to these materials are provided below.

  • Enforcement Bureau Action
    The Commission considered an enforcement action.
  • Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow more efficient and effective use of 2.5 GHz spectrum by increasing flexibility for existing Educational Broadband Service (EBS) licensees and providing new opportunities for educational entities, rural Tribal Nations, and commercial entities to access unused portions of the band. (WT Docket No. 18-120)
  • FM Translator Interference Rules
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which proposes to streamline the rules relating to interference caused by FM translators and expedite the translator complaint resolution process. (MB Docket No. 18-119)
  • Broadcast License Posting Rules
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on whether to streamline or eliminate certain rules which require the physical posting and maintenance of broadcast licenses and related information in specific locations. (MB Docket Nos. 18-121, 17-105)

Please note: Prior to the meeting, the Commission adopted the Hearing Designation Order which had been included on the agenda.


Meeting Documents

FCC Fines Massive Neighbor Spoofing Robocall Operation $120 Million

FCC Seeks to Transform 2.5 GHz Band for NextGen 5G Connectivity

FCC Proposes Rules to Streamline FM Translator Interference Complaints

FCC Considers Eliminating Broadcaster License Posting Requirement

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