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ATIS Checklist Helps Service Providers Prepare for Pandemics

ATIS Checklist Helps Service Providers Prepare for Pandemics

ATIS’ Network Reliability Steering Committee (NRSC) offers a checklist of voluntary industry Best Practices and relevant links as a reference in preparation for a pandemic event: the NRSC Pandemic Checklist, Version 2 (ATIS-0100018). This resource supports the industry in its efforts to minimize the impact of a pandemic on the workforce and ensure network stability.

It contains pandemic checklist activities to help safeguard communications infrastructure addressing human and environmental factors as well as power, software, payload, hardware, networks and policy considerations. In addition to highly relevant voluntary best practices, the Checklist also provides general information on monitoring pandemics and their attributes.  

Access the NRSC Pandemic Checklist.  

About the 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. 

About ATIS
As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s business priorities. ATIS’ 150 member companies are currently working to address 5G, Smart Cities, illegal robocall mitigation, wireless emergency alerts, artificial intelligence-enabled networks, distributed ledger/blockchain technology, cybersecurity, IoT, emergency services, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit Follow ATIS on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

Marcella Wolfe, Manager – Public Relations and Marketing Communications, ATIS