FCC to Hold Nov. 7 Forum on Accessible Wireless Emergency Communications


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a forum to promote the latest advances in accessible wireless emergency communications.  The “Accessible Wireless Emergency Communications Forum” will commence with a morning session where government and disability technology experts share the latest research and development activities for accessible emergency communications, alerts, and notifications.  During the afternoon session, FCC staff will give an update on the status of its text-to-911 rules, and wireless carriers and public safety officials will report on their progress in rules implementation.  The forum will be held Friday, November 7, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the FCC’s Headquarters in Washington, DC.  It is free and open to the public, and will be shown live online at www.fcc.gov/live.

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