The FCC announced that a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on improving 9-1-1 reliability is on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for March 20.
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The NPRM will improve the reliability of 9-1-1 service nationwide based on the recommendations contained in the January report on the impact of the derecho storm.
In addition, the Office of Native Affairs and Policy will present a report on the FCC’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.
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