Federal Communications Commission
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
November 17, 1999
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1999
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, November 18, 1999, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S. W., Washington, D.C.
TITLE: Implementation of Video Description of
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning the accessibility of video programming to persons with visual disabilities.
TITLE: Deployment of Wireline Services
Offering Advanced Telecommunications Capability
(CC Docket No. 98-147); and Implementation of
the Local Competition Provisions of the
Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No.
*REVISED SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Third Report and Order in CC Docket No. 98-147 and a Fourth Report and Order in CC Docket No. 96-98 regarding whether advanced services are tele-communications services subject to section 251; incumbent LEC obligations to unbundle the high frequency portion of the loop; and spectrum management and spectrum compatibility issues.
TITLE: Revision of the Commission's Rules to
Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911
Emergency Calling Systems (CC Docket No. 94-
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Second Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning petitions for reconsideration and clarification of the wireless E911 rules.
TITLE: Principles for Reallocation of Spectrum
to Encourage the Development of
Telecommunications Technologies for the New
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Policy Statement concerning spectrum management for the new millennium.
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Maureen Peratino or David Fiske, Office of Public Affairs, telephone number (202) 418-0500; TTY (202) 418-2555.
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; fax (202) 857-3805 and 857- 3184; or TTY (202) 293-8810. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Their Internet address is http://www.itsdocs.com.
This meeting can be viewed over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. For information on these services 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 http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio. The meeting can also be heard via telephone, for a fee, from National Narrowcast Network, telephone (202) 966-2211 or fax (202) 966-1770. 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.