Carriers' E911 Comments Point Fingers

Vaughan, Allyson
January 2002
Wireless Week;1/14/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p13
Trade Publication
Focuses on compliance issues about the enhanced 911 emergency reporting system service. Claims of the wireless communication carriers involved in the project; Background on the rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on noncompliance; Details of the delay in the implementation.


Related Articles

  • FCC compels carriers to fix unintentional 911-call problem.  // RCR Wireless News;8/12/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p12 

    Reports on the effort of U.S. Wireless Telecommunications Bureau to compel several telecommunication companies to tell the agency what they are doing to solve the problem of unintentional phone calls to 911. Deadline for the companies to answer several questions to determine what is being done...

  • 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...

  • Congressional preview: Contentious wireless issues abound. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;9/3/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p13 

    The article reports on issues related to wireless telecommunication and high-technology being considered by U.S. Congress and U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).The FCC is expected to approve using local public safety answering points rather than statewide averaging to determine...

  • E911 not likely to fit on congressional agenda. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;09/21/98, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p9 

    Reports that the E911 federal-land siting legislation may not be on the United States Congress agenda due to the bill's uncertain status in the US House and Senate. Who the bill was sponsored by; Advantages of the bill; Comments from Steven Berry, chief Cellular Telecommunications Industry...

  • Rising to the FCC challenge.  // Communications News;May97, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p30 

    Reports on the technology in response to demands by the US Federal Communications Commission to better locate wireless 9-1-1 callers. Introduction of Public Safety Answering Point; Signaling Interface Router from CML Technologies; Time Difference of Arrival from The Associated Group.

  • Strictly routine. Stanglin, Douglas; Chesnoff, Richard Z. // U.S. News & World Report;9/23/96, Vol. 121 Issue 12, p10 

    Dicusses how a glut of nonemergency 911 calls is besieging police departments across America. How the Clinton administration has taken the first steps toward establishing 311 as a standardized national number for routing inquiries to police; The Federal Communications Commission's quiet request...

  • 911...hello? Hellooooo? Bahr, Susan // America's Network;04/01/99, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p18 

    Focuses on the requirement for wireless telecommunication carriers in the United States to transmit all 911 calls to the appropriate public safety answering point (PSAP). Cost recovery issue; Reasons for poor compliance with the deadline for the service; Impact of the House Resolution 438 if...

  • Late News.  // RCR Wireless News;9/11/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p1 

    Reports on the United States Federal Communications Commission's granting of a waiver to VoiceStream Wireless Corp. that will permit it to offer its hybrid 911 Phase II handset.

  • Untethered, not unprotected. Ozanich, Beth; Crollick, Jeff // Telephony;11/24/97, Vol. 233 Issue 21, p48 

    Presents an update on US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements for emergency 911 calls from wireless telephones and how carriers plan to meet them. Cell path-based wireless E911 call delivery; Non-call path data; Routing of calls based on cell site boundaries; Mandates for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics