APCO asks gov't to enforce E-911 rules

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
December 2005
RCR Wireless News;12/5/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p14
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The article focuses on the demand of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry to provide E-911 capabilities to their subscribers before November 28, 2005. The VoIP companies were also required to advise subscribers about the limitation of E-911 service. Most VoIP admitted that they would not be able to comply with the FCC demand. The Association of Public-safety Communications Officials is concerned on the effect of the waiver language of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on the enforcement of 911 and E-911 rules of the FCC.


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