TITLE

wait 'til next year

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, DONNY
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35782812

 

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