Open Federal Communications Commission Meeting (May 2012)
Open Federal Communications Commission Meeting
Federal Communications Commission
May 16, 2012
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 24, 2012:
- Deployable Arial Communications Architecture (DACA) Notice of Inquiry: The FCC will consider a Notice of Inquiry examining the role of deployable aerial communications architecture (DACA) in facilitating emergency response by rapidly restoring communications capabilities in the immediate aftermath of a catastrophic event.
- Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs) Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: The FCC will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish service rules and an allocation for Medical Body Area Networks and seek comment on the selection of an MBAN coordinator.
- Removing Barriers to Broadband Deployment in the 800 MHz Band Report and Order: The FCC will consider a Report and Order that will provide EA-based 800 MHz licensees with the flexibility to better utilize spectrum to transition networks from legacy 2G technologies to advanced wireless technologies.