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Federal Communications Commission
1919 M Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

Meeting Agenda

A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500
Fax-On-Demand (202) 418-2830

February 12, 1998



The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, February 19, 1998, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room 856, at 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

1 WIRELESS TELE-COMMUNICATIONS TITLE: Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 13, 22, 24, 26, 27, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate the Development and Use of the Universal Licensing System in the Wireless Telecommunications Services and Biennial Review of Commission Regulations Pursuant to Section 11 of the Communications Act of 1934.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider consolidating, revising and streamlining its rules governing application procedures for radio services licensed by the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau.

2 MASS MEDIA TITLE: 1998 Biennial Regulatory Review -- Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

SUMMARY: The Commission will review its broadcast ownership rules as part of the regulatory reform review adopted by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

3 INTERNATIONAL TITLE: Policies and Rules for the Direct Broadcast Satellite Service.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider action concerning the rules governing the direct broadcast satellite service.

4 COMMON CARRIER TITLE: Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Telecommunications Carriers' Use of Customer Proprietary Network Information and Other Customer Information (CC Docket No. 96-115); Implementation of the Non-Accounting Safeguards of Sections 271 and 272 of the Communications Act of 1934 (CC Docket No. 96-149).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider action concerning the use and protection of customer proprietary network information under Section 222 of the Telecommunications Act.

Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Maureen Peratino or David Fiske, Office of Public Affairs, telephone number (202) 418-0500.

Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating contractor, International Transcription Services, Inc. (ITS, Inc.) at (202) 857-3800 or fax (202) 857-3805 and 857-3184. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type; digital disk; and audio tape. ITS may be reached by e-mail: Their Internet address is

This meeting can be viewed over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. For information on this service call (703) 993-3100. The audio portion of the meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet via the FCC's Internet audio broadcast page at The meeting can also be heard via telephone, for a fee, from National Narrowcast Network, telephone (202) 966-2211 or fax (202) 966-1770; and from Conference Call USA (available only outside the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area), telephone 1-800-962-0044. Audio and video tapes of this meeting can be purchased from Infocus, 341 Victory Drive, Herndon, VA 20170, telephone (703) 834-0100; fax number (703) 834-0111.


The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to consider any relevant information.