APCO Applauds Commission’s Actions to Improve 9-1-1 Reliability and Ensure Public Safety Values are Preserved in the Technology Transition

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) launched two proceedings related to the provision of 9-1-1 services.

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Pa. County to Join Growing 9-1-1 Network

By the first week of December, Butler County will be part of an evolving network of counties that share telephone routing equipment for their 9-1-1 dispatch centers.

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FCC Signals Support, Issues Public Notice on APCO, NENA, Carriers Location Accuracy Plan

Since last Friday’s bulletin notifying you of APCO’s success in joining with NENA to reach a landmark consensus plan with the nation’s four largest carriers to improve wireless 9-1-1 location accuracy for both indoor and outdoor calls, we have made significant progress.

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AZ Research Shows 9-1-1 Dispatchers Giving CPR Instruction Saves Lives

Guidelines for bystanders before responders arrive cited at Heart Association meeting.

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Lexington (Ky.) Public Safety Agencies No Longer Hamstrung by Proprietary Comm System

The Tait portables and mobiles will provide Lexington’s police officers with enhanced audio quality, noise reduction and encrypted connections.

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Entropia Digital chooses Tait Communications for UK digital mobile radio

The network roll-out will commence in London before expanding to the South East and other key metropolitan areas.

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APCO and NENA Reach Consensus Plan with Major Wireless Carriers on Improvements to Locating 9-1-1 Callers

Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, International and the National Emergency Number Association have reached a consensus plan with the major wireless carriers that we will present to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for making significant progress in locating 9-1-1 callers in both indoor and outdoor environments.

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