Text-to-911 Part of Light August Open Meeting Agenda


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) will hold its next open meeting on Friday, August 8, 2014.  The tentative agenda includes:

Part 17 Antenna Structure Report and Order: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to streamline and update the rules governing the construction, marking, and lighting of antenna structures.

Enabling Nationwide Text-to-911 Service for the 21st Century: The Commission will consider a Second Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that establishes deadlines for covered text providers to be capable of delivering texts to appropriate 911 public safety answering points, and seeks comment on potential improvements to current text-to-911 technology, such as through better location information.

The August 8, 2014 meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:30 am, and will be shown life at FCC.gov/live.

For additional information, please contact Erin Fitzgerald.

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