Updated: Apr 30, 2019

The FCC released the following tentative agenda for the May Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:30 am.

China Mobile USA Application: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order that would deny the application of China Mobile USA for a Section 214 authorization to provide international facilities-based and resale telecommunications services between the United States and foreign points. (File No. ITC-214-20110901-00289) FCC FACT SHEET

Reallocating the 1675-1680 MHz Band: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would seek comment on reallocating the 1675-1680 MHz band for shared use between incumbent federal operations and non-federal fixed or mobile (except aeronautical mobile) operations on a co-primary basis, as well as an appropriate sharing mechanism that would allow both federal and non-federal users to operate successfully in the band. (GN Docket No. 19-116) FCC FACT SHEET

FM Translator Interference Rules: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would adopt streamlined rules relating to interference caused by FM translators and expedite the translator interference complaint resolution process. (MB Docket Nos. 18-119) FCC FACT SHEET

Toll Free Number Auction: The Commission will consider a Public Notice seeking comment on proposed procedures for conducting and participating in an auction of toll free numbers in the 833 code. (AU Docket No. 19-101; WC Docket No. 17-192; CC Docket No. 95-155) FCC FACT SHEET

Regulatory Fees NPRM: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to seek comment on proposed regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2019. (MD Docket No. 19-105) FCC FACT SHEET

Satellite Authorization for Theia: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion Order and Authorization that would grant Theia’s request to deploy and operate a proposed non-geostationary satellite constellation to provide earth imaging services around the world. (IBFS File No. SAT-LOA-20161115-00121; SAT-AMD-20170301-00029) FCC FACT SHEET

Video Relay Service Rules: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would adopt measures, and seek comment on others, to improve Video Relay Service (VRS), expand access to direct video communications, and protect the VRS program against waste, fraud, and abuse. (CG Docket Nos. 10-51 and 03-123) FCC FACT SHEET

Chairman Pai also released a blog post detailing the recent events in 5G initiatives, specifically relating to wireless and national security issues, and outlines the objectives for the upcoming May Open Meeting. The meeting will be streamed at http://www.fcc.gov/live.

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