FCC Open Meeting Feb 2014

Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission
February 20, 2014
10:30 am

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2014:

  1. Promoting Quality Closed Captioning to Make Television Programming Accessible to All: The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
  2. Improving Wireless E911 Location Accuracy: The Commission will consider a Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to ensure that accurate caller location information is automatically provided to public safety officials for all wireless calls to 911, including indoor calls, to meet consumer and public safety needs and expectations, and to take advantage of new technological developments.