Chairman Genachowski

The FCC held an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on September 22, 2011.

  • Framework for Next Generation 911 Deployment, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to accelerate the development and deployment of Next Generation 911 (NG911) technology to improve public safety by enabling the public to send text, photos, videos, and data communications to 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and enhancing the information available to PSAPs and first responders for assessing and responding to emergencies.
  • Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture White Paper: The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will present a white paper on the use of deployable aerial communications architecture to facilitate the ability of first responders to communicate with each other and consumers to reach first responders in the wake of natural and manmade disasters, even in situations where there is severe damage to terrestrial communications infrastructure. The report will make recommendations regarding next steps the FCC should consider to promote the development and use of deployable aerial communications architecture.

Meeting Documents

Framework for Next Generation 911 Deployment:

 

Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture White Paper:

 

FCC Technology Experience Center September Public Safety Showcase:

 

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