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Australia emergency number system adds mobile location info

Monday 2 May 2016 | 08:52 CET | News
Calls to the Australia emergency number Triple Zero (000) from mobile phones now contain improved location information, following upgrades to the service, the ACMA announced. Of the 8.3 million calls made to Triple Zero in 2014-15, 66.9 percent were from mobile phones. Optus, Vodafone, Telstra (in its capacity as mobile carrier, the emergency call provider and initial answering point for Triple Zero calls) and emergency service organisation have been working in partnership to upgrade their relevant systems for the location information. All ESOs throughout Australia have implemented

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