FCC Releases Agenda and Draft Proposals for December Open Commission Meeting
Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the December Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 21, 2022.
Preventing Digital Discrimination – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on potential rules to address digital discrimination of access to broadband, consistent with Congress’s direction in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. (GN Docket No. 22-69)
Satellite Application Processing – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking to facilitate the acceptance for filing of satellite and earth station applications under Part 25. (IB Docket No. 22-411, 22-271)
Improving Wireless 911 Call Routing – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a proposal to require wireless carriers and covered text providers to implement location-based routing on their networks to reduce misrouting of wireless 911 calls and texts and improve emergency response times. (PS Docket No. 18-64)
Improving Accessible Phone Services – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order on Reconsideration to propose Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund compensation for Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), propose a technical amendment to the compensation formula for Internet Protocol Relay Service (IP Relay), and resolve petitions for reconsideration of a prior order setting IP CTS compensation. (CG Docket Nos. 22-408, 03-123, 13-24)
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