Items tagged "Network Reliability"
What America Can Do to Strengthen Its Communications InfrastructureMarch 13, 2020 Broadband , Broadband Access , Communications Infrastructure , Emergency Broadband Benefits , Emergency Preparedness , FCC , infrastructure , Network Reliability , network resiliency , Rural Broadband , Tech Transitions , VoIP
Every American should expect their communications systems to work regularly and reliably, especially during a public emergency. As we transition to new, more sophisticated and technologically-advanced networks that support an array of new services, users should expect those networks to work as reliably as the networks they replace. Those networks must also not disrupt services […]Read More
Public Knowledge Urges FCC to Use California Wildfire Field Hearing to Launch New Rulemaking to Protect Networks During DisastersFebruary 28, 2020 California , disaster recovery , FCC , natural disasters , Network Reliability , Tech Transition , wildfires
Today, reports indicate that the Federal Communications Commission will hold a field hearing in California to discuss how last year’s wildfires affected communications networks in the state. The news follows House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) recent letter urging the agency to hold such a hearing.Read More
What Happens When Your Phone Network Fails?July 2, 2015 Network Reliability , Public Safety , Tech Transitions
Fun fact: unlike traditional copper lines, most new “land line” phone technologies don’t run on their own power. When the power goes out, so does the phone line—and your ability to call for help.Read More