Emergency Communications

The Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Huricane Katrina and other man-made and natural disasters often reveal flaws in emergency communications systems. Here we attempt to chart the effects of disasters on our telecommunications and media communications systems -- and efforts by policymakers to stregthen these systems.

A Time to Give Thanks

Rounding out our December meeting will be two matters that were previewed yesterday.

Remarks Of Chairman Pai's Public Safety Legal Advisor, Zenji Nakazawa, At US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership Event

I am honored to be here on behalf of the Federal Communications Commission. Chairman Pai extends his warmest appreciation to our regulatory friends in the Caribbean.

FCC Report on 2018 Nationwide Emergency Alert Test

On Oct 3, 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission and the National Weather Service, conducted a nationwide test of both Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and the Emergency Alert Syste

Broadband issues angering rural Kansas residents

Rural Kansas residents are angered by bad cellphone connection in Conway Springs (KS) due to only one service provider working in the area.

Chairman Pai Testimony Before House Appropriations Subcommittee

Here are the Federal Communications Commission's priorities for the next year:

Why It’s So Easy for a Bounty Hunter to Find You

When you signed up for cellphone service, I bet you didn’t expect that your exact location could be sold to anyone for a few hundred dollars. The truth is, your wireless carrier tracks you everywhere you go, whether you like it or not.

FCC Seeks Comment on Improving Wireless Resiliency Framework

This Public Notice is the third in a series that solicits input on the efficacy of the Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework.

FCC Proposal To Help First Responders Locate 911 Callers In Multi-Story Buildings

The Federal Communications Commission proposed to help first responders more accurately locate people who make wireless 911 calls from multistory buildings.

FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, March 15, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Friday, March 15, 2019:

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for March 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the March Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2019: