Economics Change Case For E911
- CTIA lights E911 fireworks. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;7/9/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p1
Reports on the reactions to a letter that criticizes the efforts to implement the enhanced emergency call number 911 through wireless communication systems. Excerpt from the letter of Thomas Wheeler, president of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association; Actions taken by the...
- CTIA recipe for less regulation: Creative repetition. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;04/19/99, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p22
Focuses on the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association's (CTIA) efforts to get policy makers in the United States to promote competition in the wireless communications industry. Use of bean-bag phones in the CTIA effort; Lobby Day held among CTIA representatives; Issues raised during...
- Association news. // Cellular Business;Jul97, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the results of a national survey conducted by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association indicating that more than 59,000 calls are made to 9-1-1 or other emergency services everyday by wireless phone users in the United States.
- The blame game. Smith, Hilary // RCR Wireless News;8/20/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p1
Discusses the issues surrounding the emergency call number E911 delivered through wireless communications telephones. Request from wireless carriers for the extension of the deadline for the Phase II requirements; Technology that is required for the completion of the E911 project; Information...
- Public-safety attacks crank 911 calls. // RCR Wireless News;7/29/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p17
Focuses on the possible technical solution to crank 911 calls from 911-only mobile telephones for public safety. Details on the solution; Problem of crank 911 calls.
- Industry recommends educational strategy to address safety concerns. Silva, Jeffrey; Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;06/26/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p22
Focuses on the educational campaign proposed by the wireless industry to tackle the problem of phones without call-back features in the United States. Benefits of implementing the E911 Phase I service; Problems created by donation of 911-only phones to charities; Technical solutions offered by...
- Stubborn Institutional Issues Doom Far-Reaching 9-1-1 Strategy. // PA Times;May99, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p5
Discusses the provisions of the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999. Blockage on congressional efforts to create an enhanced telephone emergency reporting system using wireless communication; Details on a United States Department of Transportation-funded test of automated...
- Wireless Emergency Calls. Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;Oct99, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p2
Focuses on making emergency calls using wireless devices in the United States. Total number of such calls a day according to ComCARE Alliance; Why wireless 911 calls may not work; Function of Wireless E911.
- Reality-based wireless. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;09/04/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p12
Comments on the difficulty of reaching callers who make 911 calls from mobile telephones.