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FCC to Vote on Five Proposals at Post-Shutdown Public Meeting

Jan. 29, 2019, 4:32 PM

The Federal Communications Commission will meet on Feb. 14, a week earlier than scheduled, and consider five initiatives originally scheduled for votes in January, the agency announced Jan. 29.

The commission withdrew discussion about changes to a rural broadband subsidy program and measures to combat caller ID spoofing from its Jan. 30 meeting because of the partial government shutdown, which ended on Jan. 25. That meeting instead will focus on internal matters, an FCC spokesman said.

The FCC originally had planned to meet on Feb. 21.

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