A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
September 15, 2011
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed
below on Thursday, September 22, 2011, which is scheduled to commence at 10:45 a.m. in
Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND TITLE:
Framework for Next Generation 911
Deployment (PS Docket No. 10-255)
The Commission will consider a Notice
of Proposed Rulemaking to accelerate the development
and deployment of Next Generation 911 (NG911)
technology to improve public safety by enabling the
public to send text, photos, videos, and data
communications to 911 Public Safety Answering
Points (PSAPs) and enhancing the information
available to PSAPs and first responders for assessing
and responding to emergencies.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND
The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will
present a white paper on the use of deployable aerial
communications architecture to facilitate the ability of
first responders to communicate with each other and
consumers to reach first responders in the wake of
natural and manmade disasters, even in situations
where there is severe damage to terrestrial
communications infrastructure. The report will make
recommendations regarding next steps the FCC should
consider to promote the development and use of
deployable aerial communications architecture.
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not
summarized may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently
these summaries should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's
authority to consider any relevant information.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In
your request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can
contact you if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be
impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to: email@example.com
or call the Consumer & Governmental
Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Audrey Spivack or David
Fiske, Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage
of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live
web page at www.fcc.gov/live
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large
print/type; digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached
by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com