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FCC Appoints New Members to Public Safety Interoperability Advisory Council

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed persons to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Genachowski also designated William Smith, representing AT&T, and Chris Fischer, representing the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International as Co-Chairs of the group.

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed persons to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Genachowski also designated William Smith, representing AT&T, and Chris Fischer, representing the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International as Co-Chairs of the group.

The members represent a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations, Federal, state and local government agencies, the communications industry, and public interest organizations, said the FCC.

The Council, a Federal Advisory Committee, will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and actions that the Commission can take to ensure optimal security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media and public safety communications systems. On March 19, 2009, the FCC renewed the charter for the CSRIC for two years.

Under its charter, CSRIC’s duties include recommending “best practices” to promote reliable 911 and enhanced 911 (E911) service, interoperability of public safety communications systems, analyzing and recommending technical options to enable accurate and reliable dynamic E911 location identification for interconnected intenet telephone service. It also includes recommending ways to improve Emergency Alert System.

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed persons to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Genachowski also designated William Smith, representing AT&T, and Chris Fischer, representing the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International as Co-Chairs of the group.

The members represent a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations, Federal, state and local government agencies, the communications industry, and public interest organizations, said the FCC.

The Council, a Federal Advisory Committee, will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and actions that the Commission can take to ensure optimal security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media and public safety communications systems. On March 19, 2009, the FCC renewed the charter for the CSRIC for two years.

Under its charter, CSRIC’s duties include recommending “best practices” to promote reliable 911 and enhanced 911 (E911) service, interoperability of public safety communications systems, analyzing and recommending technical options to enable accurate and reliable dynamic E911 location identification for interconnected intenet telephone service. It also includes recommending ways to improve Emergency Alert System.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed persons to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Genachowski also designated William Smith, representing AT&T, and Chris Fischer, representing the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International as Co-Chairs of the group.

The members represent a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations, Federal, state and local government agencies, the communications industry, and public interest organizations, said the FCC.

The Council, a Federal Advisory Committee, will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and actions that the Commission can take to ensure optimal security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media and public safety communications systems. On March 19, 2009, the FCC renewed the charter for the CSRIC for two years.

Under its charter, CSRIC’s duties include recommending “best practices” to promote reliable 911 and enhanced 911 (E911) service, interoperability of public safety communications systems, analyzing and recommending technical options to enable accurate and reliable dynamic E911 location identification for interconnected intenet telephone service. It also includes recommending ways to improve Emergency Alert System.

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed persons to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. Genachowski also designated William Smith, representing AT&T, and Chris Fischer, representing the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International as Co-Chairs of the group.

The members represent a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations, Federal, state and local government agencies, the communications industry, and public interest organizations, said the FCC.

The Council, a Federal Advisory Committee, will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and actions that the Commission can take to ensure optimal security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media and public safety communications systems. On March 19, 2009, the FCC renewed the charter for the CSRIC for two years.

Under its charter, CSRIC’s duties include recommending “best practices” to promote reliable 911 and enhanced 911 (E911) service, interoperability of public safety communications systems, analyzing and recommending technical options to enable accurate and reliable dynamic E911 location identification for interconnected intenet telephone service. It also includes recommending ways to improve Emergency Alert System.

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