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Sunshine Act Meeting; Open Commission Meeting Thursday, October 12, 2006

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The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, October 12, 2006, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC.

Item No.BureauSubject
1MediaTitle: Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for the Delivery of Video Programming.
Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry that seeks comments and information for the Thirteenth Annual Report on the status of competition in the market for the delivery of video programming.
2Wireless TelecommunicationsTitle: Qualcomm Incorporated Petition for Declaratory Ruling (WT Docket No. 05-7).
Summary: The Commission will consider an Order concerning a request for declaratory ruling regarding the interference protection requirements applicable to the 700 MHz Band.
3Office of Engineering and TechnologyTitle: Unlicensed Operation in the TV Broadcast Bands (ET Docket No. 04-186).
Summary: The Commission will consider a First Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making concerning new wireless operations in the TV broadcast bands.
4Wireline CompetitionTitle: AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corporation Application for Transfer of Control (WC Docket No. 06-74).
Summary: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order regarding the transfer of control application of AT&T and BellSouth.
5Wireline CompetitionTitle: Broadband Industry Practices.
Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry regarding broadband industry practices.

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Federal Communications Commission.

William F. Caton,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 06-8639 Filed 10-6-06; 2:18 pm]