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FCC Katrina panel to meet in Mississippi

The independent panel will hold its next meeting at the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University to discuss the effects of the hurricane on the telecommunications and media infrastructure
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The Federal Communications Commission’s independent panel reviewing the impact of Hurricane Katrina on communications networks will hold its next meeting March 6, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University.

If the planned business for this meeting is not completed on March 6, the panel will reconvene the next day at 9:30 a.m.

Oral presentations at the meeting will include:

  • the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the telecommunications and media infrastructure including public safety communications;
  • the effectiveness of the infrastructure recovery effort
  • ways to improve disaster preparedness, network reliability and first responder communications.

For more information, visit www.fcc.gov.

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