FCC Rolls Out New Version of NORS

March 22, 2017–The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today announced that version 3.0 of the Network Outage Reporting System (NORS) is now in operation.  “NORS Version 3.0 improvements will enhance the overall security and reliability of NORS and allow future evolutions to better support new analytic methods,” according to a public notice. “The new version of NORS has four interfaces: (1) a web-based interface, (2) a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) Application Programming Interface (API), (3) a Representational State Transfer (REST) API and (4) an Extensible Markup Language (XML) interface.  The SOAP API, REST API and the XML interfaces are intended for use by companies that want to automatically file outage reports.”

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