Rescue me

Thornycroft, Peter
October 2009
Urgent Communications;Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the use of Wi-Fi phones as part of enhanced-911 (E-911) systems. It suggests that companies using a private branch exchange (PBX) as an E-911 solution should work to maintain the standards of the system, even if legislation on E-911 compliance is only present in 14 states. E-911 solutions which allow public-safety answering points (PSAPs) to receive emergency calls from Wi-Fi phones and pinpoint the location of the calls are already being offered by IP-PBX vendors.


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