• Full Title: Wireless Emergency Alerts; Amendments to Part 11 of the Commission's Rules Regarding the Emergency Alert System
  • Document Type(s): R&O/NPRM
  • Bureau(s): Public Safety and Homeland Security

This Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking leverages technological advancements in the wireless industry to improve the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) System

FCC Record: FCC-16-127A1_Rcd.pdf

Related Document(s):
News Release - FCC Strengthens Wireless Emergency Alerts As A Public Safety Tool

Document Dates

  • Released On: Sep 29, 2016
  • Effective On: Dec 1, 2016
  • Adopted On: Sep 29, 2016
  • Issued On: Sep 29, 2016
  • Comment: Dec 8, 2016