Hurricane Season’s Coming: 11 Practical Tips to Help You Stay Connected When Disaster Strikes
May 27, 2014
When an emergency occurs, most of us reach for the phone to check on loved ones and, if needed,...
Looking Back, Moving Forward
May 23, 2014
This weekend, we celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and, more important, a time...
911 Reliability Certification Process
May 2, 2014
This Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau workshop focused on the process for submitting...
Technology Transitions and Public Safety Workshop and Online Forum
April 16, 2014
Technology transitions, in the telecommunications sector, are already happening, and they will...
FCC Launches Webpage with Best Practices for Implementing Text-to-911
March 7, 2014
Today we launched an interactive webpage with best practices to assist text message providers and...
Access and Public Safety: Enduring Elements of the Public Interest.
January 30, 2014
Technology and networks are rapidly changing. We support technological innovation, but our...
Adapting Regulatory Frameworks to 21st Century Networks and Markets
January 9, 2014
In my first remarks to FCC staff as Chairman, I said that the connective technology that defines...
Toward More Resilient Communications Networks
October 28, 2013
It’s been a year since Hurricane Sandy struck a devastating blow to communities in the Eastern...
Preparing for Text-to-911
July 1, 2013
For the millions of Americans who use text messaging on their wireless phones, it may come as a...
Text-to-911: Quick Facts & FAQs
February 4, 2015 (Updated)
Today most consumers cannot reach 911 by sending a text message from their wireless phone. In...