NG-911 timetable may be extended

Luna, Lynnette
February 2009
Urgent Communications;Feb2009, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article announces that the full implementation of next-generation (NG) 911 of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) will be delayed. The availability of the NG-911 is expected by 20120 but true Internet protocol (IP) to IP connectivity will not be ready by that time. Roger Hixon, NENA's director of technical issues, noted that they are looking for other call methods such as wireless and voice-over-IP (VoIP) to still transport the same way through the standard analog or SS7 network and into an IP gateway.


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