TITLE

Implementing E911: A Technical KO?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Wireless Week;09/20/99, Vol. 5 Issue 38, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the mandate of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for wireless enhanced 911 emergency dialing. Effectivity of the ruling; Challenges facing wireless carriers; Cost-recovery issue involving the service.
ACCESSION #
2319487

 

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