FCC to address auction in December


FCCThe Sunshine Notice is out for the December Open Meeting of the Federal Communications Commission, and the incentive auction will be a prominent topic.

The FCC did not go into a great amount of detail. It is opening the window for public comment.

Here’s the FCC’s description of the agenda item.

Broadcast Incentive Auction Public Notice: The Commission will consider a Public Notice that asks for comment on the detailed procedures necessary to carry out the Broadcast Incentive Auction. The Public Notice includes specific proposals on auction design issues such as determination of the initial clearing target, opening bid prices, and the final television channel assignment process.”

The meeting is on the schedule for Thursday 12/11/14 at 10:30 AM eastern.

There are only two other items, once concerning the E-rate program and the other on the Connect America Fund.