E911 Bill Awaits Signature

Carlson, Caron
October 1999
Wireless Week;10/18/99, Vol. 5 Issue 42, p3
Trade Publication
Highlights the approval of a United States (US) legislative bill which establishes liability protection for telecommunication carriers on wireless 911 calls. Reactions on the approval of the legislative bill; Requirements from the US Federal Communications Commission.


Related Articles

  • Appropriations bill quashes FCC audit of incumbents' central-office records. Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave;Nov99, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p12 

    Focuses on the United States (US) Congress' approval of the appropriations bill that suspends the accounting rules that govern the telecommunications industry in the US. Terms of the Uniform System of Accounts for Telecommunications Companies of the US Federal Communications Commission;...

  • Fair play in technology. Gallt, Jack J. // State Government News;May99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p36 

    Discusses the implementing rules made by the United States Federal Communciations Commission (FCC) under the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Provisions in the law that call for affordable access to telecommunications services for schools and libraries; Importance for the FCC to address the...

  • Groups Join Fight On CALEA. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;12/13/99, Vol. 5 Issue 50, p1 

    Reports on the wave of legal opposition to the United States (US) Federal Communications Commission's Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). Formal court requests from the Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA) and Sprint PCS; When the US Telecommunication...

  • Senate Telecom Bill Seeks Deep Dereg, Heavy USF Reform.  // Telecom Policy Report;12/19/2005, Vol. 3 Issue 48, p1 

    Reports on a bill introducted by U.S. Senator Jim DeMint in December 2005, which would deregulate the telecommunications industry in the U.S. Assumptions made by the bill regarding policies and laws in the sector; Charges against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's policies; Reform of...

  • Incumbent telephone companies make a last stand. Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p16 

    Focuses on the efforts of incumbent telephone companies in the United States to push proposals to amend the Telecommunications Reform Act of 1996. Complaints of the companies against the pricing method of the US Federal Communication Commission known as the total element long-run incremental...

  • Is The FBI Tapped Into You? Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;05/08/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p3 

    Reports on the reaction of the telecommunications industry to the rule of the United States Federal Communications Commission on the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). Issue on the rise of electronic wiretapping; Implication of the CALEA implementation; Comment from...

  • The Courts v. the FCC: Diversity and the Broadcast Provisions of the 1996 Telecommunications Act. Fortunato, John A.; Martin, Shannon E. // Communications & the Law;Sep99, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p19 

    Analyzes the relationship between the United States (US) Supreme Court, the US Congress and the US Federal Communications Commission regarding the regulation of the US broadcast industry. Details on the Telecommunication Reform Act of 1996; Details on the First Amendment theory; Interpretation...

  • Stop the blame game. Levine, Shira // America's Network;12/1/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 18, p24 

    Comments on the 1996 Telecom Act of the United States (U.S.) which is blamed for the failure of the competitive local exchange carriers in the country. Market share of AT&T in the long-distance industry; Views on the legislation; Actions taken by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

  • ON THE ISSUE FOR MID-SIZED TELCOS.  // Telephony;Nov2007 Supplement, Vol. 248, p14 

    The article reports on various developments related to the Independent Telephone and Communication Alliances (ITTA) in the U.S. It is stated that ITTA supported the cap on or the Universal Service Fund and the 2005 Boucher-Terry Bill. It is also stated that ITTA is working with the Federal...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics