VOL. 13, NO. 37
September 11, 2017



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FCC Releases Agenda for September Open Meeting 
Deemed as "Modernization Month" by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, the Commission's September open meeting will feature nine items for consideration, with a particular focus on whether to update or eliminate outdated rules:
  • Amendment of Parts 74, 76 and 78 of the Commission's Rules Regarding Maintenance of Copies of FCC RulesThe Commission will consider an NPRM that proposes to eliminate rules requiring certain broadcast and cable entities to maintain paper copies of FCC rules.
  • Cable Television Technical and Operational StandardsThe Commission will consider a Report and Order that modernizes its cable television technical rules to reflect the cable industry's use of digital transmission systems.
  • Revitalization of the AM Radio ServiceThe Commission will consider a Third Report and Order that will relax or eliminate certain rules pertaining to AM broadcasters employing and maintaining directional antenna arrays. 
  • Updating Rules for Non-Geostationary Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite ServiceThe Commission will consider a Report and Order and FNPRM that recommends updating and streamlining the Commission's rules to facilitate the licensing of the next generation of non-geostationary, fixed-satellite service systems. 
  • Revisions to Reporting Requirements Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile HandsetsThe Commission will consider an NPRM that seeks comment on revisions to the wireless hearing aid compatibility annual reporting requirement to provide relief to non-nationwide service providers. 
  • Toll-Free Assignment ModernizationThe Commission will consider an NPRM that proposes to amend the Commission's rules to allow for use of auctions to assign certain toll free numbers and considers other means by which to modernize the administration and assignment of toll free numbers. 
  • 911 Access, Routing, and Location in Enterprise Communications SystemsThe Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry that seeks comment on the provision of 911 by enterprise communications systems that serve businesses, hotels, educational institutions, and government entities. 
  • 20th Mobile Wireless CompetitionThe Commission will consider a Report analyzing the state of competition in the mobile wireless industry. 
  • Enforcement Bureau ActionThe Commission will consider an enforcement action.
The Open Meeting will take place Tuesday, September 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Commission headquarters. It also can be watched online at www.fcc.gov/live.

Please note that the FCC's October Meeting has been moved to Tuesday, October 24.
INCOMPAS Show Daily News Due Friday, September 29
The INCOMPAS Show Daily is a great way to gain visibility with key influencers and the industry's top buyers at The INCOMPAS Show: Fall 2017 featuring the NEDAS Symposium.

The Show Daily is the official news publication of The INCOMPAS Show, and it will hit newsstands at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis the mornings of Monday, October 15, and Tuesday, October 16. There is no cost to submit news to The Show Daily - it's a benefit exclusively available to INCOMPAS Show exhibitors and sponsors, as well as INCOMPAS members.

If you're interested sharing your news at The INCOMPAS Show, see the website for editorial guidelines. News is due no later than Friday, September 29.

Companies wishing to advertise in The Show Daily should email Publisher Berge Kaprelian.

Not yet participating in the show, or an INCOMPAS member? If you'd like to know more about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Samantha Edidin. For inquiries about membership, email Natalie DeHart.