The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has released the agenda for its April open meeting, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on April 17, 2015. It contains the following items.
Citizens Broadband Radio Service: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would leverage innovative spectrum sharing technologies to make 150 megahertz of contiguous spectrum available in the 3550-3700 MHz band for wireless broadband and other uses.
Competitive Bidding: The Commission will consider a Public Notice requesting additional comment on how to ensure that small businesses, rural telephone companies, and businesses owned by members of minority groups and women have an opportunity to participate in the provision of spectrum-based services, while ensuring that there are adequate safeguards to protect against unjust enrichment to ineligible entities.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 10:30 am, and will be shown online at www.fcc.gov/live.