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New Capabilities from Apple Improve Location Information and 911 Call Delivery

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Last week, Apple announced two new capabilities that 911 agencies should be aware of. Read Here: Precise location for text-enabled jurisdictionsSince text-to-911 became available, PSAPs have received only limited location information with a text session: typically the location of the tower, or the “centroid” of the cell sector serving the user’s device. There have been tremendous […]

Location-Based Routing For Wireless 911 Calls

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I. INTRODUCTION 1. This Notice of Inquiry (NOI) seeks to determine the best way to avoid delay in the response to some wireless 911 calls that results from the manner in which such calls are routed in the current 911 system. When someone seeking aid initiates a wireless 911 call, the expectation is that the […]