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FCC adopts rules to help locate wireless 911 callers

Thursday 29 January 2015 | 21:43 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission has adopted rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless carriers to 911. These updates to the Commission's Enhanced 911 (E911) rules respond to Americans' increasing use of wireless phones to call 911, especially from indoors, where traditional 911 location technologies often do not work effectively or at all. The new rules take advantage of technological developments that will allow for more accurate location information to be transmitted with indoor 911 calls. 

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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