FCC Katrina panel to meet in Mississippi

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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