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PSHSB Announces Comment Dates for Wireless Transparency NPRM

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Released: December 3, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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DA 13-2309

Released: December 3, 2013

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES COMMENT AND

REPLY COMMENT DATES FOR NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING ON PROPOSALS

TO IMPROVE MOBILE WIRELESS NETWORK RESILIENCY AND SERVICE

TRANSPARENCY

PS Dockets No. 13-239, 11-60

Comments Due: January 17, 2014
Reply Comments Due: February 18, 2014

On September 27, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking comment on proposals to promote transparency to consumers as to how
mobile wireless networks compare in maintaining operations during major emergencies.1 The NPRM set
deadlines for filing comments and reply comments at 60 and 90 days after publication in the Federal
Register.2
On November 18, 2013, the Office of the Federal Register published a summary of the NPRM
and associated comment and reply comment dates.3 Accordingly, comments must be filed on or before

January 17, 2014

; and reply comments must be filed on or before

February 18, 2014

.4 The NPRM sets
forth the comment filing instructions.5
For further information regarding these proceedings, contact Brian Hurley, Attorney Advisor,
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418-2220 or brian.hurley@fcc.gov.

--FCC--



1 See Improving the Resiliency of Mobile Wireless Communications Networks; Reliability and Continuity of
Communications Networks, Including Broadband Technologies, PS Docket 13-239; PS Docket 11-60, Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking
, FCC 13-125 (rel. Sept. 27, 2013) (NPRM).
2 NPRM at 1.
3 78 Fed. Reg. 69018 (Nov. 18, 2013).
4 Id.
5 NPRM at 27-28.

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