New Podcast: Communications Impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

As communications networks continue to recover from the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and with further severe weather events on the horizon, this episode of Kelley Drye’s Full Spectrum podcast takes a look at the impact the hurricanes have on communications service providers. This episode describes the outage reporting obligations applicable during disasters, caution providers on environmental reporting obligations that apply to communications service providers, and discusses the many waivers the FCC has granted in light of the events. It’s not business as usual” after such events, and this episode outlines some of the ways the FCC can ease the impact of its rules on a service provider’s recovery efforts. Click here to listen.