TITLE

911-Only Phones Revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Caron
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Wireless Week;06/26/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 26, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the debate over the United States policy governing the mobile telephone designed to carry outgoing emergency 911 calls only. Background information on the device; Reaction from a coalition of public-safety agencies; Action taken by the SCC Communications Corp.
ACCESSION #
3382651

 

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