Good afternoon from Washington, DC! Below you will find this week’s Wireless Wrap-Up; your update on the wireless telecommunications regulatory landscape, important wireless decisions, and more! Here is your wrap-up:
- OPEN MEETINGS
- On 1/4, the FCC released the Tentative Agenda for the January Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, January 25, 2024. The FCC is tentatively scheduled to consider ten items, including a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on mandatory reporting in the FCC’s Disaster Information Reporting System, a Report and Order requiring wireless providers to implement location-based routing for 911 calls, and a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on updating use of the 70/80/90 GHz bands. For more information and to view a copy of the Tentative Agenda, see our post here.
- This morning, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing entitled “Safeguarding Americans’ Communications: Strengthening Cybersecurity in a Digital Era.” Witnesses included Jim Richberg, Head of Cyber Policy at Fortinet, Tobin Richardson, President and CEO of Connectivity Standards Alliance, Clete Johnson, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Alan Butler, Executive Director and President of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. For more information, view the Committee’s website here.
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