The FCC held this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:
Public Drafts of Meeting Items – The FCC publicly released 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.
- Combatting Illegal Robocalls
The Commission considered a Report and Order, Order on Reconsideration, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing foreign-originated and other illegal robocalls from multiple angles. (CG Docket No. 17-59; WC Docket No. 17-97)
- Expanding Broadband Service Through the A-CAM Program
The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a proposal by the ACAM Broadband Coalition to achieve widespread deployment of 100/20 Mbps broadband service throughout the rural areas served by carriers currently receiving Alternative Connect America Model support, and proposing targeted modifications to the Commission’s rules to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the high-cost program. (WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 14-58, 09-197, 16-271, RM-11868)
- Modernizing Priority Services for National Security and Emergency Response
The Commission considered a Report and Order that would update and streamline its rules providing priority provision and restoration of service for national security and emergency response users. (PS Docket No. 20-187)
- Updating FM Radio Directional Antenna Verification
The Commission considered a Report and Order to allow applicants proposing directional FM antennas the option of verifying the directional antenna pattern through computer modeling. (MB Docket No. 21-422)
- Chinese Voice of Golden City Order*
The Commission considered an Order on Review that dismisses and denies Chinese Voice of Golden City's Application for Review and denies the Second Motion for Investigative Stay filed in connection with the Enforcement Bureau's April 23, 2021 Letter of Inquiry.
*NOTE: This item was dismissed and denied prior to the Open Meeting and thus removed from the agenda.
FCC Closes Door on International Robocall Scammers
FCC Proposes Higher Speed Goals for Small Rural Broadband Providers
FCC Modernizes and Improves Its Priority Services Rules
FCC Updates FM Radio Directional Antenna Verification Rules
- Deletion Notice
- Tentative Agenda
- Circulation Documents: