Carriers, Public Safety Face Choice
- Wireless Carriers Must Lead Change for E911 Service. Donlea, Scott // Wireless Week;11/15/99, Vol. 5 Issue 46, p53
Looks at the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) mandate for enhanced 911 service. Opportunity provided by the FCC wireless E911 mandate to wireless carriers; Barriers to the implementation of the product across the states; Contribution of Rural Cellular Corp. in the...
- Feds Aid States On E911 Costs. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;11/22/99, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the rule which requires wireless telephone companies to comply with enhanced 911 mandates implemented by the United States Federal Communications Commission. Deployment of 911; Responsibility of states to ensure that carriers are reimbursed for upgrading their networks; Overview of...
- Public-safety Groups Back Nextel's Waiver Request. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;01/15/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p5
Discusses the support of public-safety groups to the waiver request of Nextel Communications Inc. and Hawaiian Wireless Inc. to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Criticism on the donation of Nextel to supporters of Association of Public-Safety Communications...
- WILL BIG BROTHER TRACK YOU BY CELL PHONE? Crouch, Cameron // PC World;Sep2001, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p34
Discusses the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) units in mobile telephones, which allow mobile carriers to track the location of users. Requirement of the United States Federal Communications Commission that cell phones must contain GPS units, in order to enhance 911 services; Concerns...
- Location services: THE NEXT CASH COW. Lopez, Ed // America's Network;02/01/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p47
Explores how wireless telecommunication companies in the United States can raise revenue from location technology. Mandate from the United States Federal Communications Commission which require wireless telecommunications providers to pinpoint the location of emergency 911 calls; Projected...
- The wireless E911 advantage. Gohring, Nancy // Telephony;03/23/98, Vol. 234 Issue 12, p51
Reports that only a few carriers have complied with the requirement for wireless 911 Phase 1 imposed by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Reasons for the low compliance; Deadline imposed by the FCC.
- Wireless E-911 challenges locals. Gupta, Julie // American City & County;Jan1999, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on problems posed by wireless telecommunication systems to emergency 911 (E-911) telephone service in the United States (US). Significance of public safety answering phones (PSAP); Concerns posed by the government and carriers; Solution mandated by the US Federal Communications Commission.
- FCC emergency 911 mandate: Is it security or surveillance? Brodsky, Ira // RCR;09/01/97, Vol. 16 Issue 35, p17
Focuses on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) emergency 911 mandate. How mobile telephone users will benefit from the emergency 911 mandate; Detailed information on the Global Positioning System (GPS).
- Don't blindly mandate costly E911 requirements. // Communications News;Mar1995, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p6
Reports on the opposition of the North American Telecommunications Association (NATA) to the Federal Communications Communication regulation on 911 emergency calls. Requiring station identification on PBX systems; Multiline wireline CPE; Ensuring LEC to make transmission services.