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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-9-0587

Number 9-9-0587
Priority Important
Description Government, Network Operators and Service Providers of critical services to National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) users should avail themselves of the Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) program and support / promote as applicable.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Government
Keyword(s) Business Continuity;Disaster Recovery;Emergency Preparedness;Essential Services;Network Operations;Network Provisioning;Pandemic;Policy;
Reference/Comments The TSP Program is a FCC program used to identify and prioritize telecommunication services that support NSEP missions. The TSP Program also provides a legal means for the telecommunications industry to provide preferential treatment to services enrolled in the program. More information on the TSP Program can be obtained from the National Communications System (NCS) Office of Priority Telecommunications, Manager National Communications System, Attn: OPT/N3, 701 South Courthouse Road, Arlington, Virginia 22204-2198, on telephone 703-607-4932 or at http://www.ncs.gov. Note: This Best practice could impact 9-1-1 operations.