• FCC to investigate False Missile Alert in Hawaii
  • March 1, 2018 | Author: Wesley K. Wright
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • As widely reported, on January 13, 2018, Hawaii received a false ballistic missile notification through the state’s wireless emergency alert system, over which the FCC has jurisdiction. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has promised a full investigation and that investigation is already underway. The House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications has scheduled a hearing for February 6, 2018 to discuss the current state of emergency alerts and warnings