The Safer Buildings Coalition Submits its Comments to the FCC

Broward County

Posted on September 19, 2019
Filing is part of our organization’s important work on behalf of our members.

The Safer Buildings Coalition, on August 30th submitted its comments on FCC Proceeding: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments Docket 17-142.

Please see our filing here: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments Docket 17-142

 “The Safer Buildings Coalition began more deliberate lobbying efforts when Chief Perdue and I visited legislators on Capitol Hill last fall,” said John Foley, Managing Director at the Safer Buildings Coalition. “We continued to develop our public policy and lobbying effectiveness by launching our Government Affairs Work Group in 1Q19. 

This filing – the first of many to come – is an example of how the Safer Buildings Coalition works to increase awareness of the SBC mission and ensure that you, our members, have a strong voice.

If you are interested in discussing this NPRM (notice of proposed rulemaking) or have input regarding SBC’s comments, please contact Managing Director John Foley at [email protected]

This FCC proceeding is concerned with rules and policies affecting in-building DAS and rooftop wireless systems. The Safer Buildings Coalition wants the FCC to take the impact to public safety into consideration. To understand more fully, please read the associated documents linked here. 

Commission Documents:

Index of all recent responses on FCC Website from July 1, 2019 to closing date:,DESC

Responses to the FCC concerning this proceeding are due by Sept. 30th 2019.