The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has released the tentative agenda for its February open meeting, scheduled for February 18, 2016. It contains the following items:
Promoting Diverse and Independent Programming: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry that seeks comment on the current state of programming diversity and the principal obstacles that independent programmers face in obtaining carriage on video distribution platforms.
Expanding Consumer Choice: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on a framework for providing innovators, device manufacturers and app developers the information they need to develop new technologies to access video content.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 10:30 am, and will be shown online at www.fcc.gov/live.