NENA Sizes Up Wireless Networks

Rockwell, Mark
April 2004
Wireless Week;4/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on the request made by National Emergency Number Association for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to ensure that carriers carry out wireless congestion control procedures. Reasons behind the request; Modifications planned to be made to the rules on E911 calls.


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