VoIP On Tap to Make 911 Calls

Rockwell, Mark
June 2005
Wireless Week;6/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p21
Trade Publication
Deals with the effort of vendors and service providers to avoid the confusion experienced by the wireless industry when E911 was mandated. Influence of voice over IP (VoIP) network on telecommunications; Terms of the rule regarding 911 calls; Highlights of the talks between the National Emergency Numbering Association and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding the VoIP plan.


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