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Biannual NTIA/FCC Spectrum Planning Meeting Notice

November 17, 2011

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator, Lawrence E. Strickling met on November 7, 2011 to discuss their agencies’ complementary roles with respect to commercial and Federal use of spectrum, including efforts to make available 500 MHz of spectrum for wireless broadband.  The meeting, covering both domestic and international spectrum planning issues of joint interest, is in line with Federal law which directs the agency heads to meet biannually to conduct joint spectrum planning.