FCC Launches Direct Video Communication Access to Help Consumers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
June 11, 2014
The FCC has unveiled a new type of support service specifically designed for consumers who are deaf...
FCC Needs to Improve its Internal 911 and IPv6 Compliance
June 2, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sets communications rules and policies, as directed by...
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...
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)
October 8, 2014 (Updated)
Background Have you ever thought that, for emergency alerts to be distributed as quickly as...
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...
On the Rise: Regulating Through Pilot Programs
April 10, 2014
From the good work of my staff, take a look below at the recent trend to fund pilot projects at the...
Leveraging the Power of Broadband to Facilitate Advanced Health Care Solutions- An occasional series from CONNECT2HEALTHFCC
April 10, 2014
Recently, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the formation of a new task force –...
FCC Accepting Nominations for Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility; Deadline Is April 15
March 21, 2014
*The deadline for nominations for Chairman’s AAA has been extended from March 31 to April 15. This...