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2nd FCC Workshop on PSTN Transition Streaming Live Today

Dan York

Today, December 14, 2011, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is holding the second of two workshops on the transition of the PSTN to new technologies (described previously). The workshop started streaming live this morning at 9:30am US Eastern at:

http://www.fcc.gov/live

The FCC's note about the workshops mentions that people watching the live stream can send in questions to panelists using either of two methods:

  • by e-mailing livequestions@fcc.gov
  • tweeting on Twitter using the hashtag #FCCLIVE

Given that a video recording was provided for the first workshop, hopefully a video recording of this second session will also be made available.

Today's sessions look to be quite interesting and contain quite a range of participants. The full schedule and list of participants is available on the FCC's web site (click on "Expand" in the lower right corner of the page), but here is the brief list:

* * *

9:30 a.m. — 9:40 a.m. - Welcome Remarks by Zachary Katz, Chief Counsel and Senior Legal Advisor, Office of the Chairman, FCC

9:40 a.m. — 10:45 a.m. - Impact of the Transition on the Technology and Economics of the PSTN
Participants include: University of Colorado, Carnegie Mellon, George Washington University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Gillan Associates, SIP Forum

10:45 a.m. — 11:45 p.m. - Policies of the PSTN (e.g., accessibility, reliability, affordability, and public safety)
Participants include: Tufts University, Consumer Federation of America, University of Wisconsin, Neustar

1:00 p.m. — 2:10 p.m. - Implementing the Transition to New Networks
Participants include: Verizon, Comcast, Carnegie Mellon, National Telecommunications and Information Association (NTIA), XO Communications

2:10 p.m. — 3:20 p.m. - Syncing Expectations, Emerging Technologies and the Public Good
Participants include: Georgetown University, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania — Wharton, Acme Packet, Panasonic Systems Networks

3:20 p.m. — 4:30 p.m. - Economic Rationales for PSTN Transition
Participants include: Queens College, Indiana University, Syracuse University, Sanford Bernstein, University of Auckland, NZ

By Dan York, Author and Speaker on Internet technologies - and on staff of Internet Society. Dan is employed as a Senior Content Strategist with the Internet Society but opinions posted on CircleID are entirely his own. Visit the blog maintained by Dan York here.

Related topics: Broadband, Internet Protocol, Net Neutrality, Policy & Regulation, Telecom, VoIP

 
   

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