Fwd: FCC Meeting on Bandwidth

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 8 Jul 1998 09:14:46 -0700

> The Federal Communications Commission will hold an en banc hearing
>on Thursday, July 9, 1998, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the Commission
>Meeting Room (Room 856) at 1919 M. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
> At the en banc hearing, the Commission will hear from panels of
>experts regarding bandwidth issues in the last mile of our nation's
>telecommunications infrastructure and in connectivity to and between our
>nation's small and rural communities. The panelists will also address how
>these issues impact the deployment of advanced telecommunications
>capabilities and broadband technologies in the United States.
> The en banc is open to the public, and seating will be available on
>a first come, first served basis. The meeting can be viewed over George
>Mason University's Capitol Connection. For information on this service call
>(703) 993-3100. The en banc will also be carried live on the Internet.
>Internet users may listen to the real-time audio feed of the en banc by
>accessing the FCC Internet Audio Broadcast Home Page. Step-by-step
>instructions on how to listen to the audio broadcast, as well as information
>regarding the equipment and software needed, are available on the FCC
>Internet Audio Broadcast Home Page. The URL address for this home page is
> A transcript of the en banc will be available 10 days after the
>event on the FCC's Internet site. Transcripts may be obtained from the FCC's
>duplicating contractor, International Transcription Service, 1231 20th
>Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, by calling ITS at (202) 857-3800 or
>faxing ITS at (202) 857-3805. Audio and video tapes of the En banc may be
>purchased from Infocus, 341 Victroy Drive, Herndon, VA 20170, by calling
>Infocus at (703) 834-0100 or by faxing Infocus at (703) 834-0111. The URL
>address for the FCC's Internet Home Page is <http://www.fcc.gov>.
>For additional information contact: Marcelino Ford-Livene at (202) 418-2030
>News media contact: Audrey Spivack (202) 418-0500
>TTY access available at (202) 418-2555.
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Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

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