US regulator takes action against operators over E911 location capability

January 2007
Electronics Weekly;1/17/2007, Issue 2271, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. telecom regulator, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is to take action against several U.S. wireless operators. FCC is planning to take action for the failure of operators to achieve the target set for customers to have Enhanced-911 (E-911) system, which allows the position of mobile phones used to make emergency calls. The E-911 legislation required that, by the end of 2005, 95 percent of customers should have the E-911system.


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