Commission Finalizes November Open Meeting Agenda


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has finalized its agenda for its November open meeting, scheduled for November 21, 2014. It contains the following items:

  • Modernizing Contest Rules: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to provide broadcasters greater flexibility in their disclosure of contest terms.
  • Emerging Wireline Networks and Services: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Declaratory Ruling, and Order to facilitate the transition to next generation networks by promoting and preserving the Commission’s public safety, consumer protection, and competition goals.
  • 911 Governance and Accountability: The Commission will consider a Policy Statement and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding its approach to 911 governance and proposing mechanisms to ensure continued accountability for reliable 911 services as technologies evolve.
  • ITU Plenipotentiary Conference: The Commission will hear a presentation regarding the 2014 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference. The presentation will include a summary of key issues addressed at the Plenipotentiary and the conference outcomes.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 10:30 am, and will be shown online at

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