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Open Commission Meeting – March 16, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC. on March 16, 2010, which included the following items:

  • National Broadband Plan Presentation: Commission staff will present the National Broadband Plan.
  • Broadband Mission Statement: The Commission will vote on a Broadband Mission Statement, containing goals for U.S. broadband policy.

The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.

With respect to the items on the open meeting agenda, the Commission, on its own motion, is waiving the prohibition on ex parte presentations that normally applies during the Sunshine period. 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1200(a), 1.1203. Parties that make ex parte presentations that would otherwise be subject to disclosure requirements must continue to disclose them during the Sunshine period. Id. § 1.1206(b).

Meeting Documents

FCC Sends National Broadband Plan to Congress.
News Release
Genachowski Statement
Copps Statement
McDowell Statement
Clyburn Statement
Baker Statement
National Broadband Plan

Joint Statement on Broadband

Background Documents

Related Web Sites

February 18, 2010 Open Commission Meeting - February Open Meeting agendas include: E-Rate: An Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to enable schools that receive funding from the E-Rate program to allow members of the general public to use the schools' Internet access during non-operating hours at no additional cost to the Universal Service Fund.

January 20, 2010 Open Commission Meeting - The January meeting featured a report on the status of the National Broadband Plan and focused on the policy framework for the plan.

December 16, 2009 Open Commission Meeting - The December meeting featured a presentation on the status of the National Broadband Plan and focused on the policy framework for the plan.

National Broadband Plan - Broadband.gov