CSD’s Director of Public Policy, David Bahar, has been named one of the co-chairs of the new Interoperable Video Calling working group for the North American Numbering Council (NANC).
The NANC is an advisory body for the FCC that issues recommendations on the governing of the ten-digit numbering system in the USA. This new working group will issue recommendations on how to enable video calling using ten-digit telephone numbers.
The idea is to create a system that will work as easily as FaceTime on an iphone, but would be capable of working with 911, with Android phones, and with CSD’s Connect Direct, for example. The working group will be looking at recommendations for making video calling as universal as telephone calling.
The FCC’s announcement is here: