The FCC will consider whether to adopt new Wireless E9-1-1 Location Accuracy Requirements to improve the vertical accuracy of location services that will better equip first responders to identify wireless 911 callers’ locations in multi-story buildings (Vol. XV, Issue 38). In October 2018, the FCC issued a Public Notice requesting comment on the CTIA’s proposed
In advance of the Commission’s next Open Meeting on March 15, the FCC released a draft of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking requesting comment on a proposal to reconfigure the 896-901/935-940 MHz band to create a 3/3 MHz broadband segment (originally proposed by Enterprise Wireless Alliance and pdvWireless) between 897.5-900.5/936.5-939.5 MHz (Vol. XV, Issue 38).
PS Docket No. 07-114 By this Public Notice, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (Bureau) reminds Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS) providers subject to the Commission’s Phase II E911 location accuracy rules, and other interested parties, of the January 18, 2019 deadline for certain Phase II requirements applicable to CMRS providers that deploy network-based
New Part 90 rules adopted by the FCC Oct. 23 open 800 MHz spectrum, with 318 new 800 MHz interstitial channels becoming available. The rules also make 40 expansion band (EB) and 40 guard band (GB) channels in 800 MHz available in National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) regions where 800 MHz rebanding is
Report to Congress Estimates Costs of Upgrading 911 Call Centers $9.5 to $12.7 Billion Over 10 Years for Nationwide Next-Gen 911 Implementation The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today released a study on expanding Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities at 911 call centers. The study, requested