VoIP Takes Page from Wireless E911

Rockwell, Mark
January 2006
Wireless Week;1/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement the E911 location capabilities into wireless systems in the country. The FCC has announced a 120-day deadline to voice over Internet telephony (VoIP) providers for the implementation of E911 capabilities on their networks. 30 VoIP providers failed to meet the deadline and filed waiver requests for more time. Chris Murray, director of government affairs at Vonage, commented on the installation of E911 capabilities. INSET: Tier III E911 Waiver Requests.


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