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FCC Moves Up Start Time of Title II Meeting

The Federal Communications Commission has moved the start time for its highly anticipated Feb. 26 public meeting to 9:30 a.m.— the start time for meetings is usually 10:30 a.m.  

The commission has two hotly debated issues up for a vote. Most prominently is the vote on agency chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to classify ISPs under Title II regs as a way to restore net— rules thrown out by the court.  

But also on the bill is a vote on pre-empting state laws affecting municipal broadband. The cities of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilson, N.C. petitioned the commission to pre-empt.

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