Wireless Group Urges FCC To Nix New Emergency Alert Rules

Law360, Washington (January 10, 2017, 4:20 PM EST) -- The Federal Communications Commission should scrap or delay a number of requirements on wireless providers included under proposed rules to modernize the Wireless Emergency Alerts program, wireless trade association CTIA said in comments submitted to the commission Monday.

The association urged the FCC to delay requirements for “clickable” URLs in emergency alerts until after feasibility testing is complete and put off requirements for multilingual alert support until after Spanish-language alerts are implemented. It is also seeking to eliminate proposed mandates to preserve alert messages in a...
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