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December 2008
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p42
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The article emphasizes the need to revamp the 911 system in the U.S. in order to accept emergency communications from Internet protocol (IP)-based devices available in the market and those not invented yet. The NG-911 initiative of the Department of Transportation (DOT) has been completed with reports on transition issues and cost-benefit information. According to Roger Hixson of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), significant NG-911 standards are slated to be introduced in 2009.


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