FCC to Hold Workshop on Improving Disaster Communications

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today announced plans to hold a workshop on April 13 “to identify communications information needs of government and consumers to improve preparation and response efforts during crises.”

The bureau added, “Informed by input to a Bureau Public Notice seeking comment on the response to the 2017 Hurricane Season [TR Daily, Dec. 7, 2017], this workshop is intended to ensure the Commission is collecting the critical information necessary to best support the preparedness and response activities of stakeholders to facilitate the availability and reliability of communications during emergencies, disasters, and significant events.” The event is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Commission’s meeting room.

Courtesy TRDaily