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Citing Coronavirus, FCC Moves CISRIC Meeting Online

The FCC said it has moved its March 17 meeting of the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council [CISRIC] VII to an all online format due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions. 

Among the planned votes at the meeting is one on "Best Practices for Broadcast."

Resiliency During Major Storms and Disasters" and another on the "Current State of Interoperability in the Nation’s 911 Systems," as well as updates from various working groups.

The members will meet at 1 p.m. via conference call and the public can "attend" via live stream at

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.