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FCC makes proposal to help first responders locate 911 callers in multi-story buildings

Friday 15 March 2019 | 19:12 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission proposed to help first responders more accurately locate people who make wireless 911 calls from multi-story buildings. The proposal would assist 911 call centres in identifying the floor level where the 911 call occurred, which can reduce emergency response times and ultimately save lives.

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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