On August 20, 2021, the FCC published in the Federal Register the Report and Order (“R&O”) and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“FNPRM”) in the Amendment of Part 11 of the Commission’s Rules regarding the Emergency Alert System (PS Docket No. 15-94) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (PS Docket No. 15-91) proceedings. A summary of both is included below.
The R&O is effective September 20, 2021.
Comments on the FNPRM are due on or before October 19, 2021; reply comments are due November 18, 2021.
For additional information please see previous blog post FCC Releases EAS and WEA R&O and FNPRM
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