June 29, 2012, Midwest to East Coast Derecho Radar Imagery Composit Summary

Derecho-related outages put 911 system under scrutiny

  • Oct 24, 2014

    Multistate 911 outage could lead to changes in emergency-calling regulations, operations

    After a state regulator acknowledged that IP-based components of 911 are "interstate in nature," it appears that table is set for the FCC and other federal-government agencies to take a more active role in the evolution to next-generation 911. Whether that comes in the form of regulation, legislation and/or funding remains to be seen, but it is likely that the current 911 landscape--particularly the relationship between carriers and third-party 911 vendors--will change in the near future....More
  • Oct 22, 2014

    iCERT: Chairman Darrin Reilly discusses organization's mission, 911 funding challenges

    Darrin Reilly, chairman for the Industry Council of Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), talks about the organization's mission, funding challenges for 911, and some topics for the Nov. 12 webinar during this discussion with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson....More
  • Oct 10, 2014

    Airbus DS Communications: Bob Freinberg discusses company's status as sale looms

    Bob Freinberg, President and CEO of Airbus DS Communications, talks about customer relationships, product initiatives and distribution channels as the company awaits its sale by parent Europe-based Airbus Defense & Space....More

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