Thursday, February 14, 2013
Below is the meeting agenda for the FCC's February 20th meeting.
Commission Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
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February 13, 2013 FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
ITEM NO. BUREAU SUBJECT 1 WIRELESS TELE- COMMUNICATIONS TITLE: Amendment of Parts 1, 2, 22, 24, 27, 90 and 95 of the Commission’s Rules to Improve Wireless Coverage Through the Use of Signal Boosters SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to significantly enhance wireless coverage for consumers, while protecting wireless networks from interference, by adopting new technical and operational requirements for signal boosters.
2 OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TITLE: Revision of Part 15 of the Commission’s Rules to Permit Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) Devices in the 5 GHz Band SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to substantially increase the amount of unlicensed spectrum available to accelerate the growth and expansion of new Wi-Fi technology offering consumers faster speeds and less network congestion at Wi-Fi hot spots.
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