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Sunshine Act Meeting; Open Commission Meeting; Thursday, December 12, 2013

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The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, December 12, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 2:30 p.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC.

Item No.BureauSubject
1PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITYTITLE: Improving 911 Reliability (PS Docket No. 13-75); Reliability and Continuity of Communications Networks, Including Broadband Technologies (PS Docket No. 11-60). SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that takes critical steps to improve the reliability and resiliency of 911 networks nationwide.
2WIRELESS TELE-COMMUNICATIONSTITLE: Expanding Access to Mobile Wireless Services Onboard Aircraft. SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise outdated rules and provide airlines with the ability to permit passengers to use mobile wireless services via onboard airborne access systems.
3TECHNOLOGY TRANSITIONS POLICY TASK FORCEPRESENTATION: The Commission will hear a status update on the Task Force's work towards making near-term recommendations related to the Commission's expectations and role in the IP transition.
4WIRELESS TELE-COMMUNICATIONSPRESENTATION: The commission will hear an update on FCC and industry efforts to promote mobile wireless device unlocking.

The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an email to: or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).

Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick, Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live Web page at​live.

For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these services call (703) 993-3100 or go to

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director.

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[FR Doc. 2013-29871 Filed 12-12-13; 11:15 am]