FCC Resources - FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting on Transforming EBS

Special note to EBS Licensees!

The Federal Communications Commission has scheduled Thursday, May 10 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT to hold an Open Meeting on Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band.

The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks to address issues including: Expanding Coverage Areas, Flexibility for Existing EBS Licensees, White Space and New EBS Licenses.

The Commission is also seeking to provide new opportunities for educational entities, rural Tribal Nations and commercial entities to access unused portions of the band.

The FCC will be streaming the event.  Open meetings are streamed live at

NEBSA will continue to follow events and provide updates, information and analysis through the NEBSA website and other communications to members.