The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, on the subjects listed below:

  • Improving 9-1-1 Reliability:
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to improve the reliability of 9-1-1 service nationwide based on the recommendations contained in the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau’s January 2013 report on the impact of the Derecho storm.

The meeting also included a presentation by the Office of Native Affairs and Policy on the Commission's work with Tribal Nations and Native communities in 2012, highlighting regulatory and Tribal consultation efforts, and providing examples of projects expanding the reach of voice, broadband, and radio broadcast services.

Meeting Documents

FCC Acts to Ensure Reliability of Calls to 9-1-1 During Emergencies

Native Affairs Report Highlights 2012 Milestones, 2013 Agenda

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