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Dutch govt works on improving 112 mobile location services

Friday 31 March 2017 | 10:44 CET | News
The Dutch government is working on a system for emergency centres to have access to location data on mobile callers, the justice ministry told parliament. Mobile operators currently provide location information via Cell-ID, so the national 112 centre can determine the rough location of a caller and connect them to the local authorities. Regional alarm centres don't yet have access to the same information. The required changes to make this possible will happen in the spring of 2018. Last year the VIL tool to determine incident locations was also launched. This allows regional centres to send a

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