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FCC Moves June Meeting

Will now hold next public meeting June 27 5/07/2013 04:03:24 PM Eastern

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has moved the June meeting
from the June 6 to June 27, the FCC announced Tuesday.

That does not come as a big surprise given the comings and
goings, mostly the latter, of the commissioners over the next few weeks, or at
least the projected departures. Genachowski has said he was leaving mid-month,
which would be next week, and commissioner Robert McDowell likely soon after.

Moving the meeting would give acting chairwoman Mignon
Clyburn -- which she will be once Genachowski exits -- more time to prep for
her first public meeting if, as expected, new chairman Tom Wheeler is not
installed by then.

Currently, there are three items teed up for
that June
meeting
: aircraft mobile broadband service; easing access to spectrum for
commercial satellite launch operators; and requiring an automatic bounce-back
message for 911 text messages to areas where that service is not supported.

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