Nextel Proposes Throwing Cash at PSAPs
- PSAPs: Where's The Cash? Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;10/15/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 42, p9
Focuses on the pledge announced by Nextel Communications Inc. for the public safety community if the U.S. granted the company a waiver for its enhanced 911, or E911, compliance plan. Implication of the move; Information on the E911 public policy debate; Importance of public safety answering...
- Carriers Making Progress On E911. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;2/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p14
Looks at the progress made by telecommunication carriers in the U.S. toward the emergency 911 system. Number of public safety access point requests received by Cingular Wireless Inc.; Percentage of Nextel Communications Incorporated's handsets that will have Global Positioning System...
- Sprint, Nextel lead E911 Phase II implementation. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;5/6/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p8
Reports that wireless carriers Sprint PCS and Nextel Communications Inc. lead the enhanced 911 Phase II implementation required by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as of May 2002. Obstacle encountered in the completion of Phase II deployment; Efforts made by FCC to companies...
- CTIA supports Nextel's E911 Phase II waiver request. // RCR Wireless News;6/11/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p19
Reports on the support of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association for Nextel Communications' waiver application from enhanced 911 Phase II requirements. Process by which Nextel arrived at its Phase II technology choice; Phases of E911 service deployment.
- News. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;7/19/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 29, p6
Presents news briefs on U.S. wireless communication industry as of July 19, 2004. Information on a proposal submitted by Nextel Communications Inc. to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding the implementation of restrictive billing requirements; Use of enhanced 911 funds by the...
- Public-safety Groups Back Nextel's Waiver Request. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;01/15/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p5
Discusses the support of public-safety groups to the waiver request of Nextel Communications Inc. and Hawaiian Wireless Inc. to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Criticism on the donation of Nextel to supporters of Association of Public-Safety Communications...
- 911 alternate finds support in Baltimore. O'Toole, Patrick // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Nov1997 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p47
Reports on the success of the pilot program that routes non-emergency telephone callers to 311 in Baltimore County, Maryland. Reduction of calls to 911; Plans to expand the program on the country; Reduction of response time to callers on the 911 system.
- What's up with 911? Travisano, Jim // Current Health 2;Apr/May98, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p20
Focuses on the utilization of the emergency hotline 911 in the United States. Why 911 was established and by whom; When this number should be used; Relating information to 911 dispatchers. INSET: SOS for cell phone users.
- CTIA moves on 911 issue. Meyers, Jason // Telephony;2/19/96, Vol. 230 Issue 8, p46
Reports that the CTIA has made a proposal to the Federal Communications Commission that addresses the contentious issue of wireless 911 calls. Implementation of capabilities into networks that would allow 911 operators to locate the cell site handling a cellular call; Complications resulting...