TITLE

OnStar gets E911 reprieve until '06

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, Heather Forsgren
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;10/27/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 43, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that the ancillary voice calling service of OnStar Corp. is a mobile telephone and is subject to the wireless enhanced 911 rules. Decision of the FCC to waive the rules for OnStar until 2006; Explanation from officials of the FCC; Details of the issue.
ACCESSION #
11337865

 

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