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  • FCC adopts Text-to-911 Rules
    Adopted rules to promote widespread Text-to-911 Availability. Building on the Progress of Large Wireless Carriers, FCC Establishes Timetable for Remaining Text Messaging Providers to Support Text-to-911. 2nd R&O/3rd FNPRM
  • Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council IV
    The Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council's (CSRIC) mission is to provide recommendations to the FCC to ensure, among other things, optimal security...
  • 9-1-1 and E9-1-1 Services
    2014 NET 911 Information Collection Form For this annual collection, the Commission is providing Microsoft Word and Text versions of a fillable form. We strongly encourage the...
  • Emergency Alert System (EAS)
    The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national public warning system that requires broadcasters, cable television systems, wireless cable systems, satellite digital audio radio...
  • Emergency Communications
    Background During emergencies, the importance of our country’s communications systems becomes clear. These communications systems include the wireline and wireless...
  • Best Practices for Implementing Text-to-911
    Policy Statement - On January 30, 2014, the Commission adopted a Policy Statement and 2nd FNPRM stating the goal that all wireless telephone companies and providers of...
  • Workshop On E911 Phase II Location Accuracy
    On November 18, 2013, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (Bureau) hosted a public workshop to discuss recent developments in the use of wireless technology to...

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