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Technological Council Considers Emergency Communications

The FCC Technological Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 27 to consider advanced emergency alerting technologies and survivable network services and technologies. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. in the Commission Meeting Room, TW-C305 at 445 12th Street, S.W. in Washington, D.C. and is open to the public, although seating is limited. The morning session includes presentations from service providers Verizon Wireless and BellSouth and equipment supplier Ciena Corp. The presentations are followed by an open discussion between TAC members and the speakers. The afternoon session discusses emergency alerting and includes a presentation on the Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) from FEMA and discussion among TAC members and speakers.

The event will also be available on the Internet at the FCC Audio/Video Events Home Page.

For details, see the FCC Public Notice Technological Advisory Council to Hold Meeting - Thursday Oct. 27, 2005.