A long time coming

June 2011
Urgent Communications;Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p28
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The article discusses issues and challenges concerning the migration of 911 systems to Internet Protocol (IP) platform. Observers note that standards, operational impacts, funding have delayed the adoption of new generation 911 (NG-911) systems. It cites that most 911 vendors are disappointed over the delayed approval of the i3 standard for NG-911 by the U.S. National Emergency Number Association (NENA), while public safety answering points (PSAP) are undergoing deployment and cross-training initiatives for i3 adoption.


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