FCC field hearing taps experts from Academia, Industry and Public Safety for post-Sandy communications infrastructure protection recommendations.

March 6, 2013

On February 5, Stevens Institute of Technology hosted a field hearing organized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to examine challenges to the nation's communications networks during natural disasters and in other times of emergency crisis.  Representatives from Google, AT&T, National Emergency Number Association, Clear Channel Radio, WABC-TV, the Fire Department of New York, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the City of Hoboken, among other relevant local and state organizations, participated in the two panel discussion event. 

The first panel moderated by FCC Chief of Public Safety, David Turetsky, focused on Communications in Times of Emergency, and the other panel led by moderator Sean Lev, General Counsel of the FCC, explored New Ideas to Improve Communications Services. Recommendations and excerpts from the panel discussions can be found in the complete Stevens news story via the following web link: Stevens hosts FCC Post-Sandy field hearing.

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