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November 2022 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
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 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.

  • Improving 911 Reliability
    The Commission considered a Report and Order to promote public safety by ensuring that 911 call centers receive timely and useful notifications of disruptions to 911 service. (PS Docket Nos. 13-75, 15-80; ET Docket No. 04-35)
  • Updating Resources Used to Determine Local TV Markets
    The Commission considered a Report and Order that would update its rules to use the most up-to-date market information for determining a television station’s local market for carriage purposes. (MB Docket No. 22-239)
  • Pole Attachment Proceeding
    The Commission considered an Order on Reconsideration and Review which denied a petition for reconsideration filed by Duke Energy Progress and an application for review filed by AT&T in a dispute over rates for attaching to utility poles. (Proceeding No. 20-293)

Hearing on Impact to Communications of Hurricanes Fiona and Ian - Following consideration by the Commission of the proposals on the meeting agenda, the FCC held a hybrid, virtual and in-person, field hearing to hear from a diverse range of stakeholders about the impact of Hurricanes Fiona and Ian on communications and the recovery effort. This hearing was live streamed on the same video feed as the November Open Meeting. The most up-to-date information on the hearing is available at: https://www.fcc.gov/hearing-impact-communications-hurricanes-fiona-and-ian.

Meeting Documents

FCC Updates Rules to Improve 911 Reliability

FCC Amends Rules to Facilitate Broadcast Station Carriage Elections

FCC Denies Petition for Reconsideration in Pole Attachment Proceeding

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