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FCC to launch rulemaking to strengthen 911 connections

Friday 11 January 2013 | 10:48 CET | News

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Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has announced plans to launch a rulemaking to strengthen the reliability and resiliency nationwide of 911 communications networks during major disasters. The announcement comes following a number of preventable system failures that caused major disruptions to communications providers' networks connecting to 911 call centres during and shortly after the June 2012 derecho.

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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