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Wireless RERC Gives Input on the Transition to NG9-1-1

The Wireless RERC filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to their Public Notice In the Matter of Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Seeks Comment on the Legal and Statutory Framework for Next Generation 9-1-1 Services Pursuant to the Next Generation 9-1-1 Advancement Act of 2012.  The comments recommended state level coordination of the transition to NG9-1-1, noting such

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Wireless RERC Comments on Test of National EAS System

03.22.2012 – The Wireless RERC filed ex parte comments with the FCC regarding the national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) conducted on November 9, 2011. The comments were submitted in the form of the Wireless RERC’s Report on the National EAS Test On-line Survey and Focus Group Findings. From November 2, 2011 through November 18, 2011, the Wireless RERC conducted two surveys, one prior to the November 9th national EAS test and the other following the test. Four hundred...

Wireless RERC Comments on NIDRR Long Range Plan

06.18.2012 – The Wireless RERC submitted comments to the Department of Education in response to their notice “In the Matter of National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Notice of Proposed Long-Range Plan for Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017” [FR Doc. No. 2012-9365]. The proposed Long-Range Plan included objectives such as ensuring that research, development and other activities are balanced between areas of focus including employment,

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Wireless RERC Comments on NIDRR Long Range Plan

06.18.2012 – The Wireless RERC submitted comments to the Department of Education in response to their notice “In the Matter of National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Notice of Proposed Long-Range Plan for Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017” [FR Doc. No. 2012-9365]. The proposed Long-Range Plan included objectives such as ensuring that research, development and other activities are balanced between areas of focus

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Wireless RERC Recommends Accessibility Concerns be Included in the NTIA CPS Supplement

05.31.2012 – The Wireless RERC filed comments with the Department of Commerce “In the Matter of Computer and Internet Use Supplement to the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey” [FR Doc. 2012-8103]. The comments responded to a proposal by The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration to add twelve questions to the Current Population Survey (CPS) Computer and Internet Use Supplement.  The comments highlight that broadband availability,...

Wireless RERC Comments on Strategic Plan for Section 508

04.16.12 – The Wireless RERC submitted comments with the Office of Public Engagement concerning the strategic plan for implementation and management of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 establishes standards in relation to various accessibility aspects of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) including functional performance, technical requirements, hardware and audio output functionality, real time simultaneous conversation via audio, text,...

Wireless RERC Reply Comments to Facilitating the Deployment of Text-to-911 and Other Next Generation 911 Applications

 Reply comments  filed in response to Facilitating the Deployment of Text-to-911 and Other Next Generation 911 Applications [PS 11-153 and PS 10-255].  Federal Communications Commission:  Washington, DC, January 10, 2012.

Mitchell, H., LaForce, S., Lucia, F., Morris, J., Mueller, J. (2012).

Wireless RERC Comments to FCC 3rd NPRM-Review of Emergency Alert System 2011-07-19

Comments filed by Wireless RERC in response to the FCC's Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the Review of the Emergency Alert System (EB Docket No. 04-296).

Wireless RERC Comments to FCC 3rd NPRM-Review of Emergency Alert System 2011-07-19

Comments filed by Wireless RERC in response to the FCC's Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the Review of the Emergency Alert System (EB Docket No. 04-296).

Wireless RERC Filing to the Department of Justice on Next Generation 911

This is the filing the Wireless RERC submitted on 1-24-2011 to the Department of Justice in regards to Next Generation 911.

 

 

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