Items tagged "wildfires"
Another Massive Hurricane, Another Reason Why Congress Must Pass the RESILIENT Networks ActSeptember 10, 2020 FCC , network resiliency , RESILIENT Networks Act , wildfires
This material crossposted from the author’s personal blog on Wetmachine. When I was growing up, I used to hear the nursery rhyme about the itsy-bitsy spider climbing the waterspout, getting washed out, and then doing the exact same thing again. Whereas most people I have encountered regard this little jingle as an ode to perseverance, […]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