Wireless carriers ask FCC to waive E911 handset deadline

July 2005
RCR Wireless News;7/4/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on a request made by wireless carriers to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the deadline for meeting the wireless enhanced 911 rules on December 31, 2005. Steve Largent, president of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, comments on the handset conversions; Preferences of consumers on handsets according to rural carriers; Expectation of the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau on the handset location capability deadline.


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