U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

  • Full Title:
    FCC Takes Action to Ensure Reliability of Calls to 9-1-1 During Times of Emergency; Adopts Key Recommendations From Inquiry Into Widespread 9-1-1 Failures During 2012 Derecho Storm
  • Document Type:
    News Release
  • Bureau(s):
    Public Safety and Homeland Security
    Media Relations
  • Description
    Proposed action to improve the reliability and resiliency of America's 9-1-1 communications networks, especially during disasters, by ensuring that service providers implement vital best practices in network design, maintenance, and operation
  • Docket No:


Primary Attachment
News Release: doc pdf txt
Supplementary Attachments

Document Dates

  • Released On:
  • Adopted Date:
  • Issued On:
  • Media Contact:
    Rochelle Cohen at (202) 418-1162, email: Rochelle.Cohen@fcc.gov
  • Tags: