FCC Reappoints HyperCube CTO to the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council

Aug 22, 2011, 08:30 ET from HyperCube LLC

LANCASTER, Texas, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HyperCube LLC, a leading competitive tandem services provider, today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Doug Davis, has been appointed to the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) for a second term by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

"I am honored to be appointed for a second term to this important council and proud to be able to continue to make my contributions alongside an exceptional team of experts," said HyperCube CTO, Doug Davis. "The CSRIC plays a crucial role in the development and security of America's communications systems.  By leveraging best practices in network interconnections and security, and by focusing on Next Generation 911 emergency services, CSRIC will assist the FCC in establishing policies that will help providers manage all types of network interconnections and interoperability as users' needs and network capabilities evolve."

The CSRIC is a Federal Advisory Committee that provides recommendations to the FCC regarding best practices and actions the Commission can take to ensure the security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems.  The Council's responsibilities include:

  • Advising the FCC on ensuring the availability of communications capacity during natural disasters, terrorist attacks or other events that result in exceptional strain on communications infrastructure, and methods to ensure and facilitate the rapid restoration of communications services in the event of widespread or major disruptions.
  • Developing and recommending best practices and actions the FCC can take that promote reliable 9-1-1, E9-1-1, and Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service.
  • Determining and making recommendations on whether and how NG9-1-1 can be extended to other N-1-1 services to ensure their reliability and cost-effective deployment.
  • Identifying and recommending to the FCC a set of best practices to make communications networks, including broadband networks and VoIP systems, more secure, resilient, and defendable from Internet-based attacks.
  • Developing recommendations for actions the FCC could consider to promote the development of a broadband-based, next generation alerting systems that use advanced technologies and the Internet, including social media platforms, to distribute emergency alerts to the public.
  • Identifying and recommending to the FCC actions to improve the functioning of the national security/emergency preparedness priority services programs:  Government Emergency Telecommunications Service; Telecommunications Service Priority; and Wireless Priority Service.

The FCC appointed council members from both the public and private sector, including representatives of Akamai Technologies, Amazon.com, AT&T, CenturyLink, PayPal, T-Mobile USA, Telecommunications Industry Association, and Verizon Communications.

About HyperCube

At the forefront of a new generation of communications enablement companies, HyperCube bridges the networks of emerging and traditional service providers alike.  HyperCube processes billions of calls every year through its flexible, state-of-the art platforms that cover the continental United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. HyperCube provides competitive switching and seamless interconnections on behalf of the largest wireless, traditional and virtually all other types of service providers regardless of the technology they employ.  HyperCube operates a nationwide network, which enables continued success in the growing areas of mobility, mobile applications, smart devices and cloud-based services.  To learn more, visit us at www.h3net.com

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