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
April 11, 2013
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:00 a.m. in Room TW-
C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
Review of Foreign Ownership Policies
for Common Carrier and Aeronautical Radio
Licensees under Section 310(b)(4) of the
Communications Act of 1934, as Amended (IB
Docket No. 11-133).
The Commission will consider a
Second Report and Order to streamline the
foreign ownership policies and procedures that
apply to common carrier radio licensees and
certain aeronautical radio licensees under section
310(b) of the Act, significantly reducing
regulatory burdens while ensuring the
Commission continues to receive the necessary
information to protect the public interest.
IP-Enabled Services (WC Docket No.
04-36); Telephone Number Requirements for IP-
Enable Services Providers (WC Docket No. 07-
243); Telephone Number Portability (CC Docket
No. 95-116); Development a Unified Intercarrier
Compensation Regime (CC Docket No. 01-92);
Connect America Fund (WC Docket No. 10-90);
Numbering Resource Optimization (CC Docket
No. 99-200); Petition of Vonage Holdings Corp.
for Limited Waiver of Section 52.15(g)(2)(i) of
the Commission’s Rules Regarding Access to
*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.
Numbering Resources; Petition of
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. and HBF
Group, Inc. for Waiver of Part 52 of the
Commission’s Rules; and Numbering Policies for
The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of
Inquiry on expanding direct access to telephone
numbers to promote competition and innovation
by IP-based providers, while protecting
consumers and the reliability of phone calls. It
will also consider an Order to allow a limited trial
of direct access to numbers for VoIP providers.
Presentation on the Status of Alerts to
Prevent Bill Shock.
Pursuant to CTIA's revision to its
Code of Conduct for Wireless Service, April 17,
2013 is the deadline by which the participating
CTIA member wireless carriers must provide
their subscribers with four specified types of
alerts to allow consumers to avoid unexpected
charges for wireless usage exceeding their plan
limits, and for additional charges for international
roaming. The Consumer & Governmental Affairs
Bureau will provide a status report of the
participating carriers' compliance with this
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.
Send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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