Regulatory Filings

CACP addresses a wide range of advanced communications policy issues and related technology applications, particularly in the wireless and new technology arenas. These activities result in timely papers, reports, and articles, as well as advisories and published research filings before regulatory authorities.

Wireless RERC on the Record: Multimedia Content in WEA Messages

June 11, 2018 – The Wireless RERC submitted reply comments to the FCC in response to their Public Notice inviting stakeholder input to Refresh the Record on Facilitating Multimedia Content in Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) [PS Docket Nos. 15-91 and 15-94]. The Wireless RERC is in ge

Wireless RERC on the Record: Accessibility of Communications Technologies

May 3, 2018 – The Wireless RERC submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission in response to their Public Notice In the Matter of The Accessibility of Communications Technologies for the 2018 Biennial Report Required by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act [CG Docket No. 10-213].  In anticipation of this Public Not

Wireless RERC on the Record: Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capabilities

On October 5, 2017, the Wireless RERC submitted reply comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Notice of Inquiry Concerning Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Capability to All Americans in a Reasonable and Timely Fashion [GN Docket No. 17-199]. The Inquiry sought stakeholder input on a number of issues, not the least of which were con

Wireless RERC on the Record: Transitioning to Real-Time Text Technology

March 24, 2017 - The Wireless RERC submitted reply comments in response to the FCC’s Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In the Matter of the Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology [CG Docket No. 16-145]; Petition for Rulemaking to Update Commission’s Rules for Access to Support the transition from TTY to Real-Time Text Technology, and Petition for Waiver of Rules Requiring

NTIA Filing - Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things

March 13, 2017 - Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Inclusive Technologies (Wireless RERC) filed comments in response to The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) Req

Wireless RERC on the Record: Wireless Emergency Alerts & Accessibility

January 13, 2016 - The Wireless RERC, in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), added their expertise to support several of the proposed enhancements to the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system. In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released by the FCC In the Matter of Improving Wireless Emergency Alerts and Community Initiated Alerting [PS

Wireless RERC on the Record: Volume Control Standards for Hearing Aid Compatibility

February 26, 2016 - The Wireless RERC, in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) filed comments before the FCC in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) In the Matter of Access to Telecommunications Equipment and Services by Persons with Disabilities [CG Docket No. 12-32]; Petition for Rulemaking Filed by th

Wireless RERC on the Record: Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the IoT

June 1, 2016 - The Wireless RERC, in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), and the Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT), Georgia Tech Research Institute, filed comments to support to The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's

Wireless RERC on the Record: Advancing Access to Emergency Alerting

June 8, 2016 - Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), in collaboration with the Wireless RERC, submitted comments to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) In the Matter of Amendment of Part 11 of the Commission’s Rules Regarding the Emergency Alert System [15-94]; Wireless Emergency Alerts [PS Docket No.15-91]. The proposed changes in the NPRM are intended to strengt

Wireless RERC on the Record: FCC's Section 504 Compliance

October 3, 2016 - Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), in collaboration with the Wireless RERC, submitted comments to the Public Notice, Request for Comment on the Commission’s Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [CG Docket No. 10-162]. Section 504 requires that federal agencies make their programs and activities accessib

Wireless RERC on the Record – Broadband Research Agenda

October 10, 2016 – The Wireless RERC, in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), submitted comments in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) request for public comments to inform the development of a National Broadband Research Agenda. Comments suggested several avenues of resear

Wireless RERC on the Record – Advancing Access Top Wireless Emergency Alerts

December 2016 - Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), in collaboration with the Wireless RERC, submitted comments to the FCC’s Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In the Matter of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) [PS Docket. No. 15-91]. Wireless RERC and CACP survey research (2013-2015) on WEA informed the comments. Following is a sample