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FCC Confirms Incentive Auction Item on September Meeting Agenda
Commission to issue NPRM on TV spectrum sale
WASHINGTON: From the Federal
Communications Commission: FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced that the
following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting
scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, 2012:
Comprehensive Review of Licensing and Operating Rules for Satellite
Services: Advancing the commission’s regulatory reform efforts, the
commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update, streamline,
or eliminate earth and space station licensing requirements, reducing
regulatory burdens on licensees and accelerating delivery of new satellite
services to consumers.
Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum through
Incentive Auctions: The commission will consider a Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking to implement an incentive auction of broadcast television spectrum.
A Review of Policies Regarding Mobile Spectrum Holdings: The commission
will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that initiates a review of its
policies governing mobile spectrum holdings.
The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445
12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.