Where's the Emergency?

Gohring, Nancy
October 2001
Interactive Week;10/22/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 41, p36
Focuses on the wireless Enhanced 911 systems in the U.S. Calls made to 911 during and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Deadline set by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for operators; Uncertainty for the deployment of Enhanced 911.


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