FCC makes the new deadline, September 30, 2011

The FCC announced that the deadline will be extended from 180 days to 360 days, effectively making the new deadline, September 30, 2011. The FCC action was officially taken on November 18.

The FCC considered multiple factors cited in industry filings in approving the extension, including the need for more time for the development, testing and potential certification of the new equipment and the costs associated with purchasing the CAP-compliant equipments by EAS participants