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
November 7, 2013
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, November 14, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
Commission Policies and Procedures
Under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications
Act, Foreign Investment of Broadcast Licenses
(MB Docket No. 13-50).
The Commission will consider a
Declaratory Ruling to clarify the agency’s
policies and procedures in reviewing broadcast
applications for transfer of control, or requests for
declaratory ruling that seek greater than 25
percent indirect foreign ownership in broadcast
licensees, pursuant to section 310(b(4) of the
Communications Act of 1934.
Status of Universal Service Reform
The Wireline Competition Bureau,
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and Office
of Native Affairs and Policy will present an
update on universal service reform
*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.
Expanding Measuring Broadband
America to Mobile.
The Commission will hear a
presentation on a new FCC Speed Test App for
Android smartphones. This crowdsourcing app
will expand the Measuring Broadband America
program from fixed to mobile broadband services
in order to empower consumers, industry, and
policymakers with open, transparent, and accurate
information about mobile broadband services
across the United States.
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: 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