Federal Communications Commission, Press releases

FCC Seeks Comments on 2017 Hurricane Season Impact and Emergency Response for Communications

(via Computing Community Consortium) – The Homeland Security Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has begun accepting public comment on the impact of natural disasters on the availability of communications and FCC response, through January 22, 2018. Filing # 17-344

Among the questions, the FCC would like input on preventive measures, recovery, and what actions the FCC can take in advance of, during, and after disasters to ensure that its oversight, policy, and industry regulation responsibilities are met in the public interest. (Read more…)

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