Network Reliability Steering Committee

NRSC is home to a key set of industry advisors on the health of the nation’s communications networks. NRSC provides timely consensus-based technical and operational expert guidance and best practices to all segments of the public communications industry. Employing a proactive approach, it collaborates and holds quarterly public meetings with the FCC and provides information to help minimize the number of agency rule-makings and mandates.


  • The NRSC Situational Awareness for 9-1-1 Outages Task Force is a joint Task Force composed of industry, 9-1-1 association, and PSAP representatives. The NSA-TF has a goal of providing actionable information to Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPS) and service providers in the case of a 9-1-1 outage.
  • Industry Best Practices provide guidance from assembled industry expertise and experience. They are vital to the reliability of the nation's public communications networks and services. For additional information, please visit the Best Practices Website.
  • NRSC has published a number of public industry resources, including Bulletins, Standards, and Technical Reports that address network reliability improvement opportunities. A full listing of documents is available here.
  • NRSC Operational Report provides a snapshot of activities and issues.

    Andy Gormley, T-Mobile
    Andis Kalnins, Verizon

    NRSC Quarterly Public Meetings

    August 22, 2018

    December 5, 2018