FCC Moves Toward Universal 911
- 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...
- Carriers, Public Safety Face Choice. Lopez, Ed // Wireless Week;11/22/99, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p1
Cites the 911 ruling of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which removed cost-recovery mechanism as a barrier to carrier implementation of E911 systems. Market trial of SigmaOne's correlative location technology; FCC ruling on the selection of handset-based technology to...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- What to do until FCC sets new 911 regs. Garner, John // Communications News;Mar1995, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p25
Reports on proposals by the Federal Communications Commission to assure 911 services from private switched telephone (PBX) systems and wireless communications systems. PBX and wireless issues raised; Steps to assure emergency calls are routed to the public safety answering points (PSAP);...
- FCC Allows Handset-based E911 With Stricter Standards. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;09/20/99, Vol. 5 Issue 38, p11
Reports on the revised regulations developed by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for handset-based technology aimed at identifying mobile callers dialing 911. Provision of the regulations; Action taken by the FCC to offset the phased-in deployment schedule; Skepticism of...