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Open Commission Meeting – August 5, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting in Washington, DC. on July 15, 2010, which includes the following items:

Hearing Aid Compatibility R&O and FNPRM: A Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that benefits consumers with hearing loss by ensuring that advanced and innovative devices that provide telephone voice communications are hearing aid-compatible.
Wireless Backhaul NPRM and NOI: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry seeking to remove regulatory barriers to the use of spectrum for wireless backhaul and other point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communications, to promote broadband competition and investment in rural and non-rural areas. 

The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.


Background Documents

Public Notice - Sunshine Notice

Related Websites

July 15, 2010 Open Commission MeetingThe July Open meeting discussion items included a rural health support mechanism, fixed and mobile services in the Mobile Satellite Service Bands, and the Electronic Tariff Filing System (ETFS).

June 17, 2010 Open Commission MeetingThe June Open meeting proposed a framework for a broadband internet service NOI.

May 20, 2010 Open Commission MeetingThe May Open meeting discussion items included mobile wireless competition report, WCS-SDARS report and order, e-rate NPRM, pole attachments order and FNPRM, local number portability report and order.

National Broadband Plan - Broadband.gov