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Network Reliability and Interoperability Council

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Federal Communications Commission.


Notice of meeting.


In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice advises interested persons of the fifth meeting of the Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (Council) Start Printed Page 51670under its charter renewed as of January 6, 2000.


Tuesday, October 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. S.W. Room TW-C305, Washington, D.C.

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Kent R. Nilsson at 202-418-0845 or TTY 202-418-2989.

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The Council was established by the Federal Communications Commission to bring together leaders of the telecommunications industry and telecommunications experts from academic, consumer and other organizations to identify and recommend measures that would enhance network reliability.

At the October 30, 2001 meeting, the Council will receive reports on, and discuss, the progress of its focus groups: Network Reliability, Wireline Spectrum Management and Integrity, and Interoperability. The Council will also discuss actions that were taken to restore communications in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. The Council may also discuss such other matters as come before it at this meeting. Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The Federal Communications Commission will attempt to accommodate as many people as possible. Admittance, however, will be limited to the seating available. The public may submit written comments before the meeting to Kent Nilsson, the Commission's Designated Federal Officer for the Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, by email ( or U.S. mail (7-B452, 445 12th St. S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554). Real Audio and streaming video access to the meeting will be available at​.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Kent Nilsson,

Acting Chief, Network Technology Division, Office of Engineering and Technology.

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[FR Doc. 01-25357 Filed 10-9-01; 8:45 am]