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Open Commission Meeting – May 20, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting in Washington, DC. on May 20, 2010, which includes the following items:

  • Mobile Wireless Competition Report: The 14th edition of the Mobile Wireless Competition Report, analyzing the state of competition in the mobile industry by expanding upon previous FCC inquiries and considering the broader mobile wireless ecosystem.
  • WCS-SDARS Report and Order: A Report and Order that enables robust mobile broadband use of 25 MHz of spectrum in the 2.3 GHz Wireless Communications Service (WCS) band while protecting neighboring incumbent operations.
  • E-Rate NPRM: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking initiating reforms to the E-Rate program to make broadband more accessible in schools and libraries, and to cut red tape.
  • Pole Attachments Order and FNPRM: An Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the National Broadband Plan recommendations to foster competition and broadband deployment by ensuring nondiscriminatory, just, and reasonable access to utility poles.
  • Local Number Portability Report and Order: A Report and Order standardizing the processes for transferring telephone numbers in one business day to ensure the benefits of competition for consumers.

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.


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Related Web Sites

April 21, 2010 Open Commission Meeting - The April Open Meeting proposed several NPRMs and NOIs regarding broadband deployment and availability, smart video, CableCARD rules, and a cybersecurity certification.

March 16, 2010 Open Commission Meeting - The March Open Meeting included the presentation of the National Broadband Plan.

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.

National Broadband Plan - Broadband.gov