FCC Releases Agenda for May Open Meeting

Author: Public Notice
Coverage Type: public notice
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Here’s the agenda; the FCC will consider:

  1. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking to improve consumer access to broadband aboard aircraft and encourage innovation through establishment of an Air-Ground Mobile Broadband secondary service in the 14.0-14.5 GHz band, while ensuring that existing users are protected from interference.
  2. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry to ease access to spectrum for commercial space launch operators and better facilitate federal government use of commercial satellite services, and seek comment on streamlining processes, eliminating unnecessary burdens, and identifying future communication and spectrum needs of the commercial space sector.
  3. A Report and Order requiring CMRS providers and providers of interconnected text messaging services to provide consumers with an automatic bounce-back message if the consumer attempts to text 911 where that capability is unavailable.



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