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FCC to aid first responders locate wireless E911 callers

Thursday 20 February 2014 | 21:22 CET | News
In response to Americans' increasing use of wireless phones to call 911, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless callers to 911.The Commission has proposed changes to its E911 rules to include indoor location accuracy, particularly location accuracy in challenging indoor environments such as large multi-story buildings, where first responders are sometimes unable to determine the floor or building where the 911 call originated. 

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