March 2020 Open Federal Communications Commission Meeting

Federal Communications Commission

03/31/2020 - 10:30
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the March Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020:

  1. Mandating STIR/SHAKEN to Combat Spoofed Robocalls – The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would (1) adopt rules requiring originating and terminating voice service providers to implement the STIR/SHAKEN caller ID authentication framework in the Internet Protocol portions of their networks; and (2) propose additional measures to combat illegal spoofing, including measures to implement portions of the TRACED Act. (WC Dockets Nos. 17-97, 20-67)
  2. Amending Distributed Transmission System Rules to Facilitate Next Generation TV – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would seek comment on whether to modify the Commission’s rules governing the use of distributed transmission systems by broadcast television stations. (MB Docket No. 20-74; GN Docket No. 16-142)
  3. Defining Significantly Viewed Local TV Stations – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would seek comment on whether to update the methodology for determining whether a television broadcast station is “significantly viewed” in a community outside of its local market. (MB Docket Nos. 20-73, 17-105)
  4. Revising Program Carriage Rules and Part 76 Review Procedures – The Commission will consider a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would seek comment on whether to modify the Commission’s rules governing the resolution of program carriage disputes between video programming vendors and multichannel video programming distributors. (MB Docket Nos. 20-70, 11-131, 17-105)
  5. Detariffing Telephone Access Charges and Simplifying Consumer Bills – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would propose to (1) eliminate ex ante pricing regulation and require detariffing of various end-user charges associated with interstate access service, and (2) prohibit carriers from separately listing these charges on customers’ telephone bills. (WC Docket No. 20-71) 


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