TITLE

Industry may consider reversed 911 solution

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Jeffrey; Weaver, Heather Forsgren
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;2/12/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the offer of the Cellular Emergency Alert Services Association (CEASA) for the 911 Phase II deployment of the wireless industry in the United States. Possible application of major carriers for additional waivers from the revised guidelines; Underwriter of the CEASA program; Impact of granting waiver to AT&T on the 911 deployment.
ACCESSION #
4133123

 

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