FCC To Take Up Robocalls, 911 Call Routing In March

March 1, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission will tackle barriers to wireless infrastructure deployment at its upcoming open meeting, as well as items to cut down on unwanted robocalls and to ensure that 911 calls are routed in ways that make sense geographically, according to an agenda released Thursday.

The agency plans to vote March 22 on a report and order that would nix National Historic Preservation Act and National Environmental Policy Act reviews when companies want to deploy small cells enabling next-generation mobile service. The move is duly...