The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) provides technical advice to the FCC. The TAC is organized under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.  The current TAC, which is the FCC’s 5th Technological Advisory Council, was formed on October 21, 2010.  The TAC is comprised of a diverse array of leading experts that helps the FCC identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies supporting America’s competitiveness and job creation in the global economy.

Meeting Dates

The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council will meet on the following dates in 2016: March 9th, June 9th, September 20th, and December 7th. All meetings will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC. The March, June and September meetings will begin at 12:30pm and end at 4pm. The December meeting will begin at 10:00am and end at 4:00pm. All meetings will be webcast and accessible from https://www.fcc.gov/live.

Releases
  • Document and White Paper Releases
    • 5G Cybersecurity Subcommittee Recommendations [Acrobat]
    • Cyber Mobile Device Security [Acrobat]
    • Smart Phone Security Wizard Requirements [Acrobat]
    • January 2016 - White Paper: Considerations for Securing Software Defined Network (SDN)/Network Function Virtualization (NFV) [Acrobat]
  • December 7, 2016 - Meeting of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC) [HTML]
    • Download the meeting presentations. [Acrobat]

  • September 20, 2016 - Meeting of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC) [Video]
    • Summary of meeting [Acrobat]
    • Download the meeting presentations. [Acrobat]
       
  • June 9, 2016 - Meeting of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC) [Video]
    • Summary of meeting [Acrobat]
    • Download the meeting presentations. [Acrobat]
    • Noise Floor Technical Inquiry, Final Revision [Acrobat]
       
  • March 9, 2016 - Meeting of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC) [Video]
    • Summary of meeting [Acrobat]
    • Download the meeting presentations. [Acrobat]
    • A Study to Develop the Next Generation Systems Architecture for Radio Spectrum Interference Resolution [Acrobat]