The Federal Communications Commission (Commission or FCC) has published the tentative agenda for its October 2021 Open Meeting. The meeting is scheduled for October 26, at 10:30 a.m. EDT and will be livestreamed at www.fcc.gov/live and available on the FCC’s YouTube channel. The agenda includes the following items:
Updating Digital Television Table of Allotments (GN Docket No. 12-268) – The Commission will consider an Order that will update the digital television Table of Allotments, and delete or revise rules rendered obsolete by the broadcast incentive auction and the digital television transition.
Selecting Third Round of Applicants for Connected Care Pilot Program (WC Docket No. 18-213) – The Commission will consider a Public Notice announcing the third round of selections for the Commission’s Connected Care Pilot Program to provide Universal Service Fund support for health care providers making connected care services available directly to patients.
Disaster Communications Field Hearing – The Commission will conduct a virtual field hearing on communications recovery and resiliency during disasters. The Commission will hear testimony about communications issues during and following Hurricane Ida and other recent disasters.
The Commission will also consider a national security matter.