PSAPs Sound E911 Call For Help

Rockwell, Mark
December 2004
Wireless Week;12/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 25, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the funding issues surrounding E911 in the U.S. as of December 15, 2004. Approval by the U.S. Senate of a bill creating a centralized national E911 coordinating office run by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Transportation; Eagerness of emergency responders for rules on federal funding and coordinating technologies for E911; Initiatives by emergency responder organizations in addressing the use of new technologies such as voice over Internet protocol and wireless fidelity; Lack of incentives for wireline companies to modernize in order to accommodate E911 technologies.


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