FCC Open Meeting (January 2010)

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
Wednesday, January 20
10 am

The Federal Communications Commission confirmed that the following items will be on the agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 20:

  • Program Access: A Report and Order to further promote competition in the video distribution market through rules addressing terrestrially delivered, cable-affiliated programming.
  • This item was acted upon on Jan 15. Wireless Devices: An Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to complete an important component of the DTV transition by prohibiting the further distribution and sale of devices that operate in the 700 MHz frequency and setting a date by which existing devices must clear the band to enable the rollout of public safety services and the deployment of next generation wireless devices for consumers.
  • Robocalls: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would harmonize the Commission's rules regarding prerecorded telemarketing calls with the Federal Trade Commission's recently amended Telemarketing Sales Rule.
  • National Broadband Plan Status Report: Commission staff will report on the status of the National Broadband Plan, providing a framework for the national purposes portion of the Plan.

See http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-295693A1.doc