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Meeting Agenda

A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
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January 11, 2001

 

REVISED DELETION OF AGENDA ITEMS FROM JANUARY 11TH OPEN MEETING

The following items have been deleted from the listed of agenda items scheduled for consideration at the January 11, 2001, Open Meeting and previously listed in the Commissionís Notice of January 4, 2001.

 

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

1

MASS
MEDIA

TITLE: Implementation of Video Description of Video Programming (MM Docket No. 99-339).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration concerning rules requiring broadcasters and video programming distributors to provide video description and make emergency information more accessible to the visually impaired.

2

MASS
MEDIA

TITLE: Review of the Commissionís Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television (MM Docket No. 00-39).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider issues regarding the conversion of broadcast television system from analog to digital, and DTV reception capability.

3

CABLE
SERVICES

TITLE: WHDT-DT, Channel 59, Stuart, Florida. Petition for Declaratory Ruling that Digital Broadcast Stations have Mandatory Carriage Rights (File No. CSR-5562-Z).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider the cable carriage rights of DTV-only television stations.

4

CABLE
SERVICES

TITLE: Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals; and Amendments to Part 76 of the Commissionís Rules (CS Docket No. 98-120); Implementation of the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999; and Local Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues (CS Docket No. 00-96); and Application of Network Non-Duplication, Syndicated Exclusivity and Sports Blackout Rules to Satellite Retransmission of Broadcast Signals (CS Docket No. 00-2).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider the carriage of digital broadcast television signals by cable operators and satellite carriers.

6

COMMON
CARRIER

TITLE: Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry concerning intercarrier compensation to determine whether the current interconnection regime can be effectively reformed, or whether new regimes can address growing problems in competitive telecommunications markets.



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.