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FCC MAKES PROPOSAL TO HELP FIRST RESPONDERS LOCATE 911 CALLERS IN MULTI-STORY BUILDINGS.

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PS Docket No. 07-114 WASHINGTON, March 15, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today proposed to help first responders more accurately locate people who make wireless 911 calls from multistory buildings. The proposal would assist 911 call centers in identifying the floor level where the 911 call occurred, which can reduce emergency response times and ultimately save […]

WIRELESS E911 LOCATION ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS. FCC Proposes to Adopt a Vertical (Z-axis) Location Accuracy Metric for Indoor Wireless 911 Calls.

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In the Matter of Wireless E911 Location Accuracy Requirements PS Docket No. 07-114 FOURTH FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING Adopted: March 15, 2019 Released: March 18, 2019 By the Commission: Pai and Commissioners O’Rielly and Carr issuing separate statements; Commissioner Rosenworcel dissenting and issuing a statement; Commissioner Starks approving in part, concurring in part, and […]

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU REMINDS CMRS PROVIDERS USING NETWORK-BASED AND HANDSET-BASED LOCATION TECHNOLOGIES OF THE JANUARY 18, 2019 PHASE II DEADLINE FOR IMPROVED OUTDOOR E911 LOCATION ACCURACY

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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 […]