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Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, S.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

September 8, 1999


The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Wednesday, September 15, 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 the Local Competition Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 96-98).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning unbundled network elements pursuant to Section 251(c)(3) of the Communications Act.

2 INTERNATIONAL TITLE: Direct Access to the INTELSAT System (IB Docket No. 98-192, File No. 60-SAT-ISP-97).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order concerning direct access to the INTELSAT system.

3 INTERNATIONAL TITLE: Lockheed Martin Corporation Regulus, LLC and Comsat Corporation; Application for Transfer of Control of COMSAT Government Systems, Inc., Holder of an International Section 214 Authorization and Earth Station Licenses E960186 and E960187 (File Nos. SE5-T/C/-19981016-01388(2)ITC-T/C-19981016-00715); and Lockheed Martin Corporation/ Regulus, LLC; and Application for authority to Purchase and Hold Shares of Stock in COMSAT Corporation (File No. SAT-ISP-19981016-00072).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Memorandum, Order and Authorization concerning applications for transfer of control of a subsidiary of Comsat Corporation to Lockheed Martin Corporation and for authority for Lockheed Martin Corporation to acquire up to 49 percent of Comsat's stock.

TITLE: 1998 Biennial Regulatory Review Spectrum Aggregation Limits for Wireless Tele-communications Carriers (WT Docket No. 98-205); Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association's Petition for Forbearance from the 45 MHz CMRS Spectrum Cap; Amendment of Parts 20 and 24 of the Commission's Rules -- Broadband PCS Competitive Bidding and Commercial Mobile Radio Service Spectrum Cap (WT Docket No. 96-59); and Implementation of Sections 3(n) and 332 of the Communications Act and Regulatory Treatment of Mobile Services (GN Docket No. 93-252).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order concerning the Commercial Mobile Radio Service spectrum cap and cellular cross-interest rules.

TITLE: Revision of the Commission's Rules to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems (CC Docket No. 94-102, RM-8143).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Third Report and Order concerning its rules for the deployment by wireless carriers of Phase II Automatic Location Identification technologies.

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: Their Internet address is

This meeting can be viewed over George Mason University's Capitol Connection on a delayed basis. The meeting will be aired following the conclusion of the press conference. 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 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.