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Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission explains the overall rules and policies for the relicensing of 700 MHz spectrum that is returned to the Commission's inventory as a result of licensees' failure to meet applicable construction requirements, as … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) initiates the pre-auction process for the Connect America Fund Phase II auction (Phase II auction, auction, or Auction 903). The Commission proposes and seeks comment on the procedures to be used … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on how to revise the current FCC Form 477 collection of voice and broadband subscription and deployment data to increase its usefulness to the Commission, Congress, the industry, and … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 40398 AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda. SUMMARY: Twice a year, in spring and fall, the Commission publishes in the Federal Register a list in the Unified Agenda of those major items and other significant proceedings under development or review that pertain … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Extension of comment deadline. SUMMARY: In this document, the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force (Task Force) of the Federal Communications Commission (Commission), extends the deadline for interested parties to submit comments and reply comments in response to the notice issued on April 24, 2017, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by Wind River Broadcasting, Inc., proposing to amend the FM Table of Allotments, of the Commission's rules, by allotting Channel 274C2 at Cora, Wyoming, as a first local service. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission proposes to amend its rules to prohibit carriers from misrepresenting themselves when placing telemarketing sales calls to consumers and placing unauthorized charges on their phone bills. The Commission seeks comment on ways to strengthen … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The Commission has before it a petition for rulemaking filed by Gray Television Licensee, LLC (Gray), the licensee of KYES-TV, channel 5, Anchorage, Alaska, requesting the substitution of channel 7 for channel 5 at Anchorage. The Commission instituted a … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, a Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Second FNPRM) seeks comment on new proposed rural call completion requirements for covered providers and on proposals to either modify or eliminate the Commission's existing data recording, retention, and … [read more]

Start Preamble Correction In proposed rule 2017-15302, appearing on page 33856, in the issue of Friday, July 21, 2017, make the following correction: On page 33856, in the second column, in the DATES section, in the fourth line, “July 31, 2017” should read “August 17, 2017”. End Preamble [FR … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for partial reconsideration or suspension. SUMMARY: A Petition for Partial Reconsideration, or in the Alternative Suspension of Compliance Deadline (Petition), has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Sorenson Communications, LLC. DATES: Comments to the Petition must be filed on … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission proposes to amend its Caller ID rules to allow carriers to disclose blocked Caller ID information in the limited case of threatening calls as an aid to law enforcement investigations. Media and law enforcement … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 31743 AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on eliminating the Commission's payphone call tracking system annual audit requirement and associated reporting requirement. In light of the dramatic decline in payphone use and the … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for Reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's proceeding by Paul Glist, on behalf of NCTA—The Internet & Television Association. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before July 21, 2017. Replies … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for Reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Lee G. Petro, on behalf of The Wright Petitioners. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before July 17, 2017. Replies … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to revise its rules governing the Emergency Alert System (EAS) to incorporate a new event code, “BLU”, for Blue Alerts. Adding this event code would allow alert originators to issue … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to streamline, consolidate, and harmonize rules governing earth stations in motion (ESIMs) used to provide satellite-based services on ships, airplanes and vehicles communicating with geostationary-satellite orbit (GSO), fixed-satellite service (FSS) … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal. SUMMARY: The Commission has before it a petition for rulemaking filed by Southern Media Holdings, Inc. (SMH), the former licensee of WFXG, Augusta, Georgia, requesting the substitution of channel 51 for channel 31 at Augusta. WFXG License Subsidiary, LLC … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on whether the Commission should change the current rate floor methodology or eliminate the rate floor and its accompanying reporting obligation. DATES: Comments are due on or before July … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) will revise its Schedule of Regulatory Fees in order to recover an amount of $356,710,992 that Congress has required the Commission to collect for fiscal year 2017, as amended, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposes to end the Commission's public-utility regulation of the Internet and seeks comment on returning to the bipartisan, Start Printed Page 25569light-touch regulatory framework that saw the free and open … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission proposes to eliminate its rule that requires each AM, FM, and television broadcast station to maintain a main studio located in or near its community of license. The Commission tentatively finds that the main … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission seeks additional comment on a broad range of steps the Commission can take to help eliminate the problem of contraband wireless devices in correctional facilities. In particular, the Commission proposes a process … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission invites comment on proposed changes to its rules implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and to its call completion rules. The Commission proposes rules to codify the clarification contained in the 2016 Guidance PN … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeks comment on a number of actions designed to remove regulatory barriers to infrastructure investment at the federal, state, and local level, speed the transition from copper networks and legacy … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on proposals to reduce the regulatory impediments to wireless network infrastructure investment and deployment. DATES: Interested parties may file comments on or before June 9, 2017, and reply comments … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks comment, data, and information on a variety of regulatory, policy, and infrastructure issues related to the emerging broadband-enabled health and care ecosystem. The FCC seeks to ensure that consumers—from major cities to … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petitions for reconsideration and/or clarification. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration and/or Clarification (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Caressa D. Bennet, on behalf of Rural Wireless Association, Inc.; Krista L. Witanowski, on behalf of CTIA; Brian Gelfand, on behalf … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Andrew Jay Schwartzman, on behalf of Prometheus Radio Project. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before May 19, 2017. Replies … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petitions for reconsideration. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Jennifer A. Manner, on behalf of HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS, LLC, Bohdan R. Pankiw, on behalf of Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, and Arthur F. McNulty, on … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (Bureau or CGB) seeks comment on the scope of application of the technical standard for user equipment and software used with video relay service (VRS) and the extent to … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment and reply comment period. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission extends the deadline for filing comments and reply comments on the Commission's Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in this proceeding, which was published in the Federal … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 18090 AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on the federal need for the international services reporting requirements set forth in the Commission's rules. Those reporting requirements are the … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes and seeks comment on reforms of its rules governing the 800 MHz Cellular (Cellular) Service and other Public Mobile Services. Specifically, the Commission proposes to eliminate four rules that impose … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission seeks comment on establishing performance goals and service quality metrics to evaluate the efficacy of the video relay service (VRS) program and on the incidence of “phony” VRS calls and the handling of such … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Rick Kaplan, on behalf of NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS. DATES: Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before April 26, 2017. Replies … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission finds that a limited extension in this proceeding would be beneficial to the development of a complete record on the issues, and it grants a fourteen-day extension for filing reply comments … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The Commission proposes a further eighteen month extension of the current freeze of category relationships and allocation factors for price cap carriers and all allocation factors for rate-of-return carriers and seeks comment on several issues regarding the potential effects … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for clarification or reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Clarification, or in the Alternative Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by T-Mobile USA, Inc. DATES: Comments to the Petition must be filed on or before March 31, 2017. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission seeks comment on the parameters for the process in determining whether areas are eligible for funding under the Mobility Fund Phase II. The Commission established the framework for the Mobility Fund Phase II in … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission proposes to authorize television broadcasters to use the “Next Generation” broadcast television transmission standard associated with recent work of the Advanced Television Systems Committee on a voluntary, market-driven basis, while they continue to deliver … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration; correction. SUMMARY: This document corrects the date for filing of Replies to an opposition published in the Federal Register of February 17, 2017, (82 FR 10999) regarding Petitions for Reconsideration of Action. This document corrects the Replies to an … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. Start Printed Page 10999 ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Paul C. Besozzi, on behalf of Adak Eagle Enterprises, LLC. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding: Kenneth Gueck, on behalf of Oracle Corporation; Jonathan Banks, on behalf of United States Telecom Association; Thomas C. Power, on behalf of CTIA; Thomas Cohen, on … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 10733 AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by Northwest Florida Media, LLC, proposing to amend the FM Table of Allotments, of the Commission's rules, by allotting Channel 295A at Fort Walton Beach, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comment. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission seeks comment on a proposed Transition Progress Report (FCC Form 2100—Schedule 387 (Transition Progress Report)) and proposed filing requirements for periodic progress reports by full power and Class A … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 9282 AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Review of regulations; comments requested. SUMMARY: This document invites members of the public to comment on the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's or Commission's) rules to be reviewed pursuant to section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by William J. Kirsch. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before February 16, 2017. Replies to an opposition must be filed … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's proceeding, James Barnett on behalf of Venable LLP. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before February 16, 2017. Replies to an opposition must … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission seeks comment on further actions the Commission could undertake to continue the transition from outdated text telephony (TTY) technology to a reliable and interoperable means of providing real-time text (RTT) communication over Internet Protocol … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding, Sarah E. Ducich and Mark W. Brennan on behalf of Navient Corp., Joseph Popevis and Rich Benenson on behalf of Nelnet Servicing LLC, Rebecca Emily … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to withdraw as an accounting authority and transition its functions and duties to private accounting authorities. The Commission seeks comment on a transition plan and a timetable to … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on whether to expand the Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM) budget for rate-of-return carriers to provide additional funding with an associated increase in broadband deployment obligations. DATES: Comments … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration; correction. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) published a document in the Federal Register of December 30, 2016, concerning petitions for reconsideration filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding. The date for filing replies was incorrect. This document corrects the … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission proposes to update, clarify, and streamline its rules to facilitate the deployment of recently proposed non-geostationary-satellite orbit (NGSO), fixed-satellite service (FSS) satellite systems. DATES: Comments are due February 27, 2017. Reply comments are due March … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration; correction. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) published a document in the Federal Register of December 30, 2016, concerning petitions for reconsideration filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding. The date for filing replies was incorrect. This document corrects the … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for Reconsideration. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Chris Pearson, on behalf of 5G Americas; Donald L. Herman, Jr., on behalf of Adams Telcom, Inc., jointly with Central Texas Communications, Inc., E.N.M.R. Telephone … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for Reconsideration. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by David Oxenford and Kelly Donohue, on behalf of Connoisseur Media, LLC.; Richard J. Bodorff et al., on behalf of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.; and Rick Kaplan … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Russell M. Blau, on behalf of Smart City Telecommunications LLP. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before January 9, 2017. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Brian M. Josef, on behalf of CTIA. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before January 3, 2017. Replies to an … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; dismissal. SUMMARY: The Audio Division dismisses the petition for rulemaking filed by 1TV.Com, Inc., (Petitioner), licensee of KIKO(FM), Claypool, Arizona, proposing to amend the FM Table of Allotments, by substituting noncommercial educational Channel *278A for Channel *296A at Pima, Arizona, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding, Chuck Powers, on behalf of Motorola Solutions, Inc. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 28, 2016. Replies to an … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by John R. Feore, on behalf of ION MEDIA NETWORKS, INC., and Colby M. May, on behalf of TRINITY CHRISTIAN CENTER OF SANTA ANA, INC. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Karen Brinkmann, on behalf of Alaska Communications. DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 21, 2016. Replies to an … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petitions for reconsideration and clarification. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration and Clarification (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by David Springe and David C. Bergmann, on behalf of NASUCA, and Kathy D. Smith, on behalf of NTIA. DATES: Oppositions to … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document proposes to amend the FM Table of Allotments, by substituting Channel 277A for vacant Channel 224A at Mullin, Texas, to accommodate the hybrid application requesting modification of the license for Station KNUZ(FM), San Saba, Texas to specify … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document proposes revisions to Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) rules to improve WEA, leveraging advancements in technology to improve WEA's multimedia, multilingual and geo-targeting capabilities, as well as lessons learned from alert originators' experience since WEA was initially deployed. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petition for reconsideration. SUMMARY: A Petition for Reconsideration (Petition) has been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Nancy J. Eskenazi, on behalf of SES Americom, Inc. and New Skies Satellites B.V. Start Printed Page 76552 DATES: Oppositions to the Petition must … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Petitions for reconsideration and clarification. SUMMARY: Petitions for Reconsideration and Clarification (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's rulemaking proceeding by Andrew D. Lipman, on behalf of Submarine Cable Coalition, and Kent D. Bressie, on behalf of North American Submarine Cable Association. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comment. SUMMARY: In this document the Media Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on updates to the catalog of eligible reimbursement expenses (Catalog) which contains costs for equipment and services that broadcasters and multichannel-video-programming-distributors (MVPDs) … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) proposes to adopt rules that prohibit certain practices some multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) use in their negotiations for carriage of video programming that may impede competition, diversity, and innovation in … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule, request for comment. SUMMARY: This document seeks comment on the proposal set forth by the Media Bureau, in consultation with the Incentive Auction Task Force, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and the Office of Engineering and Technology, for developing a post-incentive … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on various specific issues involved in implementing a process of eliminating the provision of high-cost support to more than one competitive Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) in the same geographic … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on proposals to amend the Commission's rules to promote spectrum efficiency, interoperability, and flexibility in 700 MHz public safety narrowband operations (769-775/799-805 MHz). By this action, the Commission affords … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission or FCC) proposes and seeks comment on proposals to revise the Commission's rules governing private land mobile radio (PLMR) services, such as allowing 806-824/851-869 MHz (800 MHz) band incumbent licensees in … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In this document the Commission opens a new proceeding relating to the National Public Safety Broadband Network being implemented by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). The proceeding seeks comment on proposed procedures for administering the Commission's role in … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document proposes to amend the FM Table of Allotments, by substituting noncommercial educational Channel *278A for Channel *296A at Pima, Arizona to accommodate the hybrid application, requesting modification of the license for Station KIKO(FM) to specify operation on … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 64 PART 64—MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO COMMON CARRIERS DATES: Back to Top Comments are due … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Ex Parte Rules—Permit-But-Disclose Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Paperwork Reduction Analysis Synopsis A. Additional Bands 1. 24 GHz Bands (24.25-24.45 GHz and 24.75-25.25 GHz) 2. 32 GHz Band (31.8-33.4 GHz) a. Federal and Non-Federal Services … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before September 2, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before September 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before September 2, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before September 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Instructions Synopsis I. Introduction A. Proposal To Revise Part 20 and Make Related Changes B. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Certification II. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Presentations B. Filing Requirements III. Initial Regulatory … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before August 15, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before August 25, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion IV. Conclusion V. Procedural Matters VI. Ordering Clauses List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 97 Proposed Rules PART 97—AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE DATES: Back to Top Submit comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before August 15, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before August 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Procedures Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Paperwork Reduction Act Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis List of Subjects in Proposed Rules PART 0—COMMISSION ORGANIZATION PART 1—PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Subpart U—Review of Applications, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before July 29, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before August 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Broadband Network Outage Reporting 1. The Need for Updated Broadband Network Disruption and Outage Reporting a. Mandatory vs. Voluntary Reporting … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before August 8, 2016, and reply comments on or before August 23, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Adrienne Y. Denysyk, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2700. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report and Order, MB Docket No. 15-167, adopted June 16, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis I. Introduction II. Background A. Correspondence File B. Principal Headend Location C. Online Public Inspection File III. Discussion A. Correspondence File B. Headend Location Information IV. Procedural … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Comparing Bids of Differing Performance Levels B. Access to Appropriate Phase II Levels for All States C. Access to Service on Tribal Lands D. Limited … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 1 Appendix B to Part 1—Amended Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for the Collocation of Wireless Antennas Executed by The Federal Communications Commission, The … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Unified Agenda of Major and Other Significant Proceedings FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Long-Term Actions 299. Implementation of the Telecom Act of 1996; Access to Telecommunications Service, Telecommunications Equipment, and Customer … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before June 23, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before July 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Proposed Phase I Test Plan 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Objective 1.2 Approach 2.0 Phase I Test Proposals 2.1 Potential Interference Mechanisms 2.2 Potential Interference Mitigation Techniques 2.3 General Test Approach 3.0 Summary Conclusion Procedural Matters Ex Parte Rules Filing Requirements Initial Regulatory Flexibility … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Competition Analysis 1. Our Approach 2. Product Markets 3. Customer Markets 4. Geographic Markets 5. Concentration by Any Measure Appears High in This Industry 6. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding B. Comment Filing Procedures C. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis D. Initial Paperwork Reduction Act II. Introduction III. Background IV. Discussion A. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Paperwork Reduction Act DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before June 30, 2016, and replies on or before July 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identifying IB … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Authority IV. Increased Availability of Video Described Programming A. Hours per Included Network B. Covered Networks C. Other Changes D. Timing and Coverage V. Improving Consumer Access to Video … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Introduction Background Limitations of TTY Technology and the Need for a Rulemaking Proposals for RTT Implementation RTT Support by Wireless Providers and Manufacturers Transmission of RTT … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Background A. Covered Calls B. Limits on Number and Duration of Covered Calls C. Other Implementation Issues Initial Regulatory Flexibility … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before June 2, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before June 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published at 81 FR 15792, March 24, 2016 is extended. Comments are due on or before June 8, 2016, and reply comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Renee … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rule PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before May 27, 2016, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before May 27, 2016, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before May 26, 2016; reply comments are due on or before June 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before May 5, 2016. Reply Comment Date: May 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Pursuant to sections 1.415 and 1.419 of the Commission's rules, 47 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis I. Introduction II. Ensuring Privacy Protections for Customers of Broadband Services A. Defining Key Terms 1. Defining BIAS and BIAS Provider 2. Defining Affiliate 3. Defining Customer 4. Defining CPNI in the Broadband … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Permitted Expenses, Cost Allocation and Affiliate Transactions 1. Discussion a. Review of Permitted Expenses b. Issues Related to Cost Allocation and Affiliate Transactions c. Compliance … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before May 16, 2016, and reply comments on or before May 31, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis A. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules B. Legal Basis C. Description and Estimate of the Number of Small Entities to Which the Proposed Rules Will Apply D. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Procedural Matters A. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules B. Legal Basis C. Description and Estimate of the Number of Small Entities to Which the Proposed … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before May 2, 2016, and reply comments on or before May 17, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 76 Proposed Rules PART 76—MULTICHANNEL VIDEO AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before April 15, 2016. Submit reply comments on … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before March 23, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before April 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Procedures Summary of Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Certification Ordering Clauses List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 63 Proposed Rules PART … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: DATES: Back to Top Replies to an opposition to the petition for reconsideration published February 12, 2016 (81 FR 7491) must be filed on or before March 10, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before March 21, 2016, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before February 29, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before March 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Procedural Matters A. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act 1. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rule Changes 2. Legal Basis 3. Description and Estimate … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis Need for and Objectives of the Proposed Rules Legal Basis Description and Estimate of the Number of Small Entities to Which the Proposed Rules Will Apply Description of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Procedural Matters Ex Parte Rules—Permit-But-Disclose Comment Filing Procedures DATES: Back to Top Interested parties may file comments on the NPRM on or before January 28, 2016, and reply comments on or before February … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Comments are due February 4, 2016 and reply comments are due February 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Comments may be filed on or before January 22, 2016, and reply comments may be filed by February 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis of Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Synopsis of Notice of Inquiry Comments and Reply Comments Ex Parte Rules Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Need for, and Objectives … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Ex Parte Rules—Permit-But-Disclose Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Report to Small Business Administration Paperwork Reduction Act I. Introduction II. Solicitation of Comments III. Background A. The Millimeter-Wave Mobile Opportunity B. Notice of Inquiry C. Recent Technological … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion 1. The Joint Consensus Proposal 2. Stakeholders' Suggested Requests for Comment 3. Analysis of Statutory Factors 4. Standards and Technologies for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Revised Wireline Volume Control Standard Application of Inductive Coupling and Volume Control Requirements to Wireline VoIP Telephones Volume Control and Other Acoustic Coupling Issues for Wireless … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Mark Montano, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, (202) 418-0691, email: mark.montano@fcc.gov. Correction In the Federal Register of December 10, 2015, in FR Doc. 2015-31256, on page 76649, in the first column, correct … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Discussion A. Promoting Competition B. Video Calling and Other Advanced Inmate Communications Services C. Recurring Data Collection D. Contract Filing Requirement E. International Calling Rates F. Third-Party Financial Transaction Fees G. Cost/Benefit Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 31, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before January 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Unified Agenda of Major and Other Significant Proceedings FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Long-Term Actions 434. Implementation of the Telecom Act of 1996; Access to Telecommunications Service, Telecommunications Equipment, and Customer … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis A. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules B. Legal Basis C. Description and Estimate of the Number of Small Entities To … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 28, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before January 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before December 28, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before December 21, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before December 16, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before December 28, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before December 15, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before December 28, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before December 9, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Brian Marenco, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background DATES: Back to Top Comments may be filed on or before January 6, 2016, and reply comment comments may be filed by February 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Federal Communications Commission, 445 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis A. Need For, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules B. Legal Basis C. Description and Estimate of the Number of Small … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before November 25, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before December 7, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments are due November 20, 2015. Reply Comments are due December 21, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Pursuant to sections 1.415 and 1.419 of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 1.415 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Procedures Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposals and Other Options To Modify Current Regulatory Framework Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Ordering Clauses List of Subjects … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Discussion A. Extending Mandatory Outage Reporting to Submarine Cables B. Proposed Submarine Cable Reporting System 1. Covered Providers 2. Defining a Reportable Outage or Disruption … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comment Filing Procedures Paperwork Reduction Act DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before November 25, 2015, and replies on or before December 10, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before November 9, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before November 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Replies to opposition are due on October 29, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Paul Powell, 202-418-1613; Email: paul.powell@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top The FCC published a document … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Administrative Matters A. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis B. Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis C. Filing Instructions D. Ex Parte Information II. Introduction and Executive Summary III. Background IV. Further Notice of Proposed … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment periods for the petition for reconsideration published on September 2, 2015 (80 FR 53088), are reopened. Opposition Filing Deadline is October 8, 2015. Replies to Opposition Filing Deadline … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before October 19, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before October 13, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published January 11, 2013 (78 FR 2600), has been further extended. Comments are due on or before November 20, 2015; reply comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion A. Totality of the Circumstances Test in General B. Specific Practices That Potentially Evidence a Failure To Negotiate in Good Faith Under the Totality of the Circumstances … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules Legal Basis Estimate of the Number of Small Entities to Which the Proposed Rules Will Apply Description of Projected Reporting, Recordkeeping, and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Further Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking A. Establishing Clear Standards To Streamline Transitions to an All-IP Environment 1. Proposed Criteria 2. Consumer Education 3. Other Issues B. Section 214(a) Discontinuance Process C. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Comments Due: September 30, 2015. Reply Comments Due: October 30, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by MB Docket No. 15-146 and GN Docket No. … [read more]

  Correction In proposed rule 2015-21763 appearing on page 53088 in the issue of Wednesday, September 2, 2015, make the following correction: On page 53088, in the second column, in the sixth line, “September 11, 2015” should read “September 28, 2015”. [FR Doc. C1-2015-21763 Filed 9-4-15; 8:45 am] BILLING … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before September 17, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before September 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rules in FCC 15-92 published at 80 FR 46900, August 6, 2015, has been extended. Comments are due on or before October 9, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Supplemental Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments may be filed on or before September 30, 2015, and reply comments may be filed on … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules B. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Certification Ordering Clauses List of Subject in 47 CFR Part 5 Proposed Rule Change PART 5—EXPERIMENTAL RADIO … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Program Alternative for Small Wireless Comunications Facility Deployments Potential Amendments to the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for the Collocation of Wireless Antennas Section 106 Scoping Document July 28, 2015 I. Purpose II. DAS and Small … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of the NPRM I. Background II. Discussion A. Proposed EAS Event Codes B. Proposed Geographic Location Code Revisions C. Implementation Schedule III. Procedural Matters A. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Need for, and Objectives … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before August 24, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before September 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Background Unifying Self-Approval Procedures A. Updating Certification Procedures a. Modular Transmitters b. Devices With Software-Based Capabilities 2. Changes to Certified Equipment 3. Responsible Parties for Certified Equipment a. End Products Incorporating Certified Modular … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before September 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top See Supplementary Information section for comment addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top For further information, contact: … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Procedural Matters 1. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis 2. Paperwork Reduction Analysis 3. Filing Requirements DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before September 2, 2015 and reply comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before August 31, 2015, and reply comments on or before September 15, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. The Establishment of Minimum Service Standards 1. Minimum Service Standards for Voice 2. Minimum Service Standards for Broadband 3. Service Levels a. Standard for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published January 11, 2013 (78 FR 2600), has been further extended. Comments are due on or before September 25, 2015; reply comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Discussion of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Public Interest and Legal Authority B. Carriage Rights C. Voluntary and Flexible Channel Sharing D. Licensing … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Discussion A. Prioritization of Emergency Information on the Secondary Audio Stream B. Inclusion of School Closing Information on the Secondary Audio Stream C. Activation Mechanism for Emergency Information on the Secondary … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Synopsis DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before August 5, 2015. Reply comments are due on or before September 4, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Preserving One Vacant Television Channel for Use by White Space Devices and Wireless Microphones Applicants Required To Make a Vacant Channel Demonstration … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Passive Systems for Lightning Detection (8.3-11.3 kHz) Radio Buoys Operating in the 1900-2000 kHz Band Amateur 2200 Meter (135.7-137.8 kHz) and 630 Meter (472-479 kHz) Bands Maritime Issues … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding B. Comment Filing Procedures C. Initial Paperwork Reduction Act D. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis II. Introduction and Executive Summary III. Background IV. Discussion A. Notice … [read more]

Full text SUMMARY: Twice a year, in spring and fall, the Commission publishes in the Federal Register a list in the Unified Agenda of those major items and other significant proceedings under development or review that pertain to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (U.S.C. 602). The Unified Agenda also provides … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Costs and Benefits B. Call Failures C. Major Transport Facility Outages 1. Appropriate Metric and Threshold 2. Simplex Outage Reporting D. Wireless … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Instructions Ex Parte Rules Initial Paperwork Reduction Act Analysis Synopsis of the Second Further Public Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion A. Defining “Use” of PAL Frequencies B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis I. Introduction II. Background III. Program Structure A. Certified Programs B. Certification Criteria C. Duration of Certification D. Certification Renewals E. Notifying Consumers About State Program … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Availability of Documents Public Participation I. Synopsis II. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules—Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding B. Paperwork Reduction Analysis C. Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before June … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before June 4, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before June 15, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Notice II. Procedural Matters A. Accessible Formats B. Filing Requirements DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before June 4, 2015 and reply comments are due on or before June … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Discussion A. Deleting Rules From Which the Commission Granted Forbearance in the USTelecom Orders B. Deleting Other Rules Relating to Telegraph Service III. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules B. Comment … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Background A. Adoption of the NSI Device Requirement B. Notice of Inquiry C. 2013 Public Notice III. Discussion of Proposed Sunsetting of the Requirement … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before July 1, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before July 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments on the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before May 11, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before May 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before May 11, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before May 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before May 11, 2015, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Eligibility for Bidding Credits A. Attribution Rules and Small Business Policies B. Unjust Enrichment C. Bidding Credits 1. Small Business Bidding Credits 2. Other Bidding Preferences/Types of Credits D. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary I. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules—Permit-but-Disclose Proceeding B. Comment Dates C. Paperwork Reduction Act II. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis III. Ordering Clauses List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 0 Proposed Rules … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before April 30, 2015, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before April 29, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before May 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Document Summary I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion A. Requesting Market Modification B. Statutory Factors and Evidentiary Requirements C. Market Determinations D. Technical or Economic Infeasibility Exception for Satellite Carriers E. No Effect on … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published January 22, 2015 (80 FR 3191) is reopened. Comments were due on or before March 23, 2015, and reply comments are … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation I. Summary II. Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Rules—Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding B. Paperwork Reduction Analysis C. Regulatory Flexibility Analysis DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before May 1, 2015; reply … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion IV. Procedural Matters A. Regulatory Flexibility Act 1. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rule Changes 2. Legal Basis 3. Description and Estimates of the Number … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Construction Permits in Auction 98 II. Due Diligence III. Bureaus Seek Comment on Auction Procedures A. Auction Structure B. Auction Procedures C. Post-Auction Payments IV. Ex Parte Rules V. Supplemental Regulatory Flexibility Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis B. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules C. Legal Basis D. Description and Estimate of the Number of Small Entities to Which the Proposed Rules Will Apply … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Background on Effective Competition Rules III. Changes in the Video Programming Landscape Since the 1992 Cable Act IV. Discussion A. Presumption That Cable Systems … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Background Vehicular Radar Millimeter Wave Band Radar Operation at Airports Petitions for Reconsideration Radio Astronomy Service Amateur Level Probing Radar Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Vehicular Radar FOD Detection … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation I. Order—Remote Pickup (RPU) Center Frequencies A. Background B. Discussion II. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. RPU Digital Emissions and Modulation Requirements B. Station Identification Requirements C. 100 Kilohertz RPU Channels III. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Procedural Matters 1. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis 2. Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis 3. Filing Requirements DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before March 30, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion IV. Procedural Matters A. Filing Requirements B. Paperwork Reduction Act Analysis V. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis A. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rules B. Legal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Background A. Online Public File B. Petition for Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Benefits of Expanding the Online Public … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before February 26, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before March 9, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before February 20, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before March 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before February 20, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before March 13, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment date for the proposed rule changes published December 23, 2014, at 79 FR 76944, is extended until February 5, 2015. Reply comments are due on or before February … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background A. Incentive Auction Order i. 600 MHz Band Plan ii. Repacking Process iii. Auction Process B. Inter-Service Interference (ISIX) Order and Further Notice C. Mobile Spectrum Holdings Order III. Proposed … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before February 11, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before February 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before March 2, 2015, and reply comments on or before March 17, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before February 6, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before February 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis of Policy Statement and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Policy Statement III. Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Revisions to 47 CFR 12.4 B. Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in Connection With Major … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rule PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before March 2, 2015, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before March 2, 2015, and reply comments on or before March 17, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before January 30, 2015, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Summary I. Background II. Discussion III. Ordering Clauses List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 76 PART 76—MULTICHANNEL VIDEO AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before February 9, 2015, and reply comments on or before February 24, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis I. Introduction II. Background A. CPE Backup Power B. Copper Retirement C. Section 214 Discontinuance III. Discussion A. Continuity of Power for CPE B. Copper Retirement 1. Definition of “Copper Retirement” 2. Revision … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Ordering Clauses DATES: Back to Top Comments are due January 20, 2015 and reply comments are due January 30, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Request for Comment A. Applying the Rules in a Technologically Neutral Manner B. Fractional Deployment Benchmarks IV. Procedural Matters DATES: Back to Top Effective 30 days from publication in the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comment Filing Instructions Synopsis of the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking I. Introduction II. Permanent Discontinuance of Operations III. Frequency Coordinators A. Introduction and Background B. Coordinator Duties C. Commission's Continued Role D. Number … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Protecting Television Stations in the 600 MHz Band From Inter-Service Interference Proposed Threshold for Interference From Wireless Operations to Television Stations in the 600 MHz Band … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before January 21, 2015, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary I. Introduction II. Background A. The Contest Rule B. Petition for Rulemaking III. Discussion IV. Procedural Matters A. Regulatory Flexibility Act 1. Need for, and Objectives of, the Proposed Rule Changes 2. Legal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before January 23, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before February 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top This is a synopsis of the Report and Order, MB Docket No. 12-271, adopted November 20, 2014, and released November 21, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Deborah A. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Submit comments on or before January 15, 2015. Submit reply comments on or before February 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis Procedural Matters A. Ex Parte Presentations B. Comment Filing Procedures DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before December 10, 2014 and reply comments are due on or before December 17, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before January 29, 2015. Reply comments must be received on or before March 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synopsis I. Introduction and Background II. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Procedural Matters A. Paperwork Reduction Act B. Regulatory Flexibility Analysis C. Ex Parte Presentations IV. Ordering Clauses DATES: Back to Top Submit … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis of Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Extending the September 1, 2015 LPTV and TV Translator Digital Transition Date LPTV and TV Translator Channel Sharing Creation of a … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Bands Currently Available for Wireless Microphones Overview of Operations Today Overall Framework for Addressing Wireless Microphone Needs Users and Uses Suitability of Different Bands Development, Manufacturing, and Distribution … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion A. Payments to Correctional Facilities 1. Restrictions on Payments to Correctional Facilities 2. Legal Authority 3. Possible Reforms to Site Commissions B. Interstate and Intrastate ICS Rate Reform … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of NPRM of Proposed Rulemaking A. Fixed and Personal/Portable White Space Devices 1. TV Bands a. Permissible Frequencies of Operation b. Technical Rule Changes (i) Fixed Device Operation on Adjacent Channels (ii) Operation … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Measuring Compliance With Service Obligations A. Speed Performance Measurement B. Latency Performance Testing for Rate-of-Return Carriers and Providers Awarded Connect America Support Through Competitive Bidding C. Use of MBA Program for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule published August 19, 2014 (79 FR 49036) is corrected as of November 18, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top James Bachtell or Kate Dumouchel, Wireline Competition Bureau, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis I. Introduction II. Eligibility for Bidding Credits A. Attribution Rules and Small Business Policies B. Unjust Enrichment C. Bidding Credits 1. Small Business Bidding Credits 2. Other … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before November 12, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before November 24, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ITU Filings for GSO FSS Space Stations Milestones and Bonds The Two-Degree Spacing Policy The First-Come, First-Served Procedure for GSO-Like Satellite Systems Other Proposed Changes in Part … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before November 12, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before November 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Procedural Matters Ex Parte Rules Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding Comment Filing Procedures Initial Paperwork Reduction Act Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis II. Introduction A. Toll Free Numbers B. Direct Broadcast Satellites (DBS) III. Initial Regulatory Flexibility … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before November 26, 2014, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initial Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Analysis Synopsis Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Ordering Clauses List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 64 PART 64—MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO COMMON CARRIERS DATES: Back to Top Comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 DATES: Back to Top October 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12fth Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on October 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by GN Docket No. 12-268, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before November 10, 2014, and reply comments on or before November 25, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before October 22, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before November 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: Back to Top September 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Federal Communications Commission, Office of Secretary, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Discussion III. Procedural Matters A. Paperwork Reduction Act B. Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis a. Need for, and Objectives of, the Document b. Legal Basis c. Description and Estimate of the Number … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Synopsis Comment Filing Procedures DATES: Back to Top Comments for section IV.B of the FNPRM are due on or before April 6, 2015, and reply comments are due on or before May 18, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before October 27, 2014, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before October 2, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before October 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of the Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Introduction Background Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Enhanced Location Roaming Support Cost-Benefit Analysis for Enhanced Location and Roaming Future Texting Services Procedural Matters Initial … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Discussion A. Streamlining the USOA 1. Consolidating the Class A and Class B Accounts 2. Aligning the USOA With GAAP B. Accounting Requirements for Price Cap Carriers 1. Requiring … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before October 14, 2014, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before October 14, 2014, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Proposed Rules PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES DATES: Back to Top Comments must be filed on or before October 14, 2014, and reply comments on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed on or before September 24, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before October 6, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments may be filed on or before August 28, 2014, and reply comments may be filed on or before September 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Meeting Future Funding Needs B. Ensuring That Multi-Year Contracts Are Efficient C. Standardizing the Collection of NSLP Data D. Encouraging Consortium Participation 1. Consortium Discount Rate Calculations … [read more]

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