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Australian carriers add location info service to Triple Zero

Thursday 18 December 2014 | 14:17 CET | News
Australian mobile phone carriers have added a location information service to the Triple Zero (000) emergency number. New capabilities put in place by Telstra, Optus and Vodafone, and by Telstra as the Emergency Call Person for 000, will enable emergency services to automatically receive enhanced location information about the caller based on the adjacent mobile cell tower sites to Police, Fire and Ambulance Services that have implemented the capability. The initiative was made possible by a collaborative effort between the carriers and the Emergency Call Person, along with support from the

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Australian Communications and Media Authority / Optus / Telstra / Vodafone
Countries: Australia
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