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October 2022 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Commission Meeting Room, FCC Headquarters, 45 L Street NE, Washington, DC 20554

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 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.

  • Uniendo a Puerto Rico Fund and the Connect USVI Fund
    The Commission considered a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would ensure continued support for mobile carriers and extend the support phase down for incumbent fixed broadband providers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to enhance their networks’ reliability and resiliency in the face of hurricanes and other natural disasters. (WC Docket Nos. 18-143, 10-90)
  • Considering 12.7 GHz Band for Next-Generation Wireless Services
    The Commission considered a Notice of Inquiry to seek information on the current use of the 12.7-13.25 GHz band, ways to encourage more efficient and intensive use of the band, and whether the band is suitable for mobile broadband or other expanded use. The Commission will also consider an Order to extend the temporary freeze on applications in the 12.7 GHz band. (GN Docket No. 22-352)
  • Caller ID Authentication on Non-IP Networks
    The Commission considered a Notice of Inquiry launching a broad inquiry on caller ID authentication technology for non-Internet Protocol networks. (WC Docket No. 17- 97)
  • Improving the Security of the National Alert and Warning Systems
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to strengthen the operational readiness of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts, including by reducing the vulnerability of these systems to cyberattacks. (PS Docket Nos. 15-94, 15-91, 22-329)
  • Applications to Construct New NCE FM Stations*
    The Commission adopted a Memorandum Opinion and Order comparing applications from 32 groups of mutually exclusive applications for new Noncommercial Educational FM station construction permits.

*NOTE: This item was adopted prior to the Open Meeting and thus deleted from the agenda of the meeting itself.

Meeting Documents

FCC to Further Strengthen Storm-Hardened Puerto Rico & USVI Networks

FCC to Examine 12.7 GHz Band for Next-Gen Wireless

FCC Seeks to Fill Challenging Gap in Stir/Shaken Robocall Defenses

FCC Proposes to Strengthen Security of Emergency Alert Systems

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