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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 29, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

FCC logoFCC Activates Disaster Information Reporting for Tropical Storm (now Hurricane) Dorian

The FCC announced the activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) in  response to tropical storm Dorian.  DIRS is a voluntary, web-based system that communications providers, including wireless, wireline, broadcast, cable and Voice over Internet Protocol providers, can use to report communications infrastructure status and situational awareness information during times of crisis.

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Topics: DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, AOS, Alternative Operator Service, HCSM

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, January 3, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

sorry, we are closedFCC Announces Shut-down Plans

The FCC announced that it will suspend most operations in the middle of the day today (Thursday, January 3, 2019) if the partial lapse in government funding continues.  During the shut-down content on the FCC’s website will remain available but will not be updated (except for matters related to spectrum auctions and as necessary for the protection of life and property).  The FCC’s filing window and mail operations will also be closed except to receive filings related to spectrum auction activities.  Many filing deadlines will also be extended, as described below.

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Topics: BIAS, CORES, DIRS, NORS, FCC Shutdown Plan, USAC Board Members, FCC Filing Deadlines, BIAS Congressional Review ACT I, EDOCS, Auction Bidding System, FCC Form 477 Online Filing System, 911 Reliability Certification System

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, September 14, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Webinar on Disaster Preparedness, FCC Chairman Makes Statement on Hurricane Florence, FCC Activates DIRS in Response to Hurricane Florence 

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Topics: Network Outage Reporting System, FCC NORS, DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Disaster Preparedness

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  FCC Announces Test of Disaster Information Reporting System, FCC Commissioner Carr Introduces FCC’s Next 5G Action 

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Topics: DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, FCC Commissioner Carr, 5G

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 27, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  US House Committee Will Hear Testimony of Twitter CEO, FCC Announces Effective Date of FY 2018 Applications, FCC Announces Deactivation of DIRS for Tropical Depression Lane

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Topics: DIRS, US House Energy and Commerce Committee, FY 2018 Application Fees, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Tropical Depession Lane

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 23, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

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Today:  FCC Disaster Reporting For Hurricane Lane, FCC Extends the Deadline for the Close of the Mobility Fund Phase II Challenge Process Window, Michigan Announces Broadband Plan Launch 

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Topics: DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, Mobility Fund Phase II, Michigan Broadband Plan

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, September 14, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  National Preparedness Month, Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant Program, FCC Commissioners to Visit Florida, FCC Releases Hurricane Irma Status Report 

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Topics: FirstNet, DIRS, Disaster Information Reporting System, FEMA, National Preparedness Month, Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant Program, FCC Chairman Pai to visit Florida, FCC Commissioner Clyburn to visit Florida, FCC Hurricane Irma Status Report

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, September 1, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Alaska, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico Opt-In to FirstNet, AT&T Expands 5G Trials, FCC LNPA Transition, FCC Extends DIRS, FCC Report in TS Harvey 

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Topics: FCC LNPA outreach, TOEP, DIRS, FCC report on TS Harvey, Puerto Rico FirstNet, FCC Extends DIRS, Alaska FirstNet, Tennessee FirstNet, AT&T 5G Trials

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 28, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Report on Tropical Storm Harvey,  FCC CSRIC Signaling System 7 Security Best Practices, Utah National Lifeline Verifier 

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Topics: DIRS, Disaster Information Reporting Sustem, CSRIC, Signaling System 7 Security, National Lifeline Verifier, network outage data, Utah Lifeline Eligibility

Emergency Regulatory Mix - Friday, August 25, 2017 - Hurricane Harvey

Posted by Amy Gross

Emergency Regulatory Mix - Friday, August 25, 2017 - Hurricane Harvey

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Topics: DIRS, FCC Disaster Information Reporting System, Chairman Pai Statement on Hurricane Harvey

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