A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
July 12, 2012
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on Thursday, July 19,
2012. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th
Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
The meeting will feature presentations on:
FCC Next-Generation Mapping
The latest advancements in mapping at the Commission, including the launch of
fcc.gov/maps, and novel use of maps and the latest open source mapping technology to
increase transparency across the agency and promote data-driven decision-making to
benefit consumers, industry, and developers.
White Spaces for Wireless Broadband
A progress report by the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Office of Engineering
& Technology on the development and use of white space technology to unleash more
spectrum for wireless broadband.
Measuring Broadband America Report 2012
· The Measuring Broadband America July 2012 Report, which extends the study into more
regions and publishes more kinds of data. This latest study of broadband performance in
the U.S. follows the Commission’s first-of-its-kind report last year to test and report
transparent broadband speed and performance data in collaboration with Internet Service
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.
Send an e-mail to: email@example.com
or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the
meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type;
digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com