News and information related to Next-Generation 911, an IP-based technology platform that will enable public-safety answering points to leverage multimedia, share data with other PSAPs and achieve unprecedented levels of redundancy and resiliency.

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  • Mar 13, 2017

    Maximizing the potential of the NPSBN and NG911

    Both the next-generation 911 (NG911) and the nationwide public-safety broadband networks (NPSBN) promise to be game-changing public-safety communications networks. They will be even better, if they are integrated properly....More
  • Mar 10, 2017
    Urgent Communications

    Waukesha County (Wis.): Gary Bell discusses text-to-911 deployment, NG911 goals

    Gary Bell, director of emergency preparedness for Waukesha County (Wis.), announces the ability for the county's public-safety answering point (PSAP) to provide text-to-911 service that is integrated into the 911 system. Bell also highlights the challenges the PSAP faces as it prepares to migrate to a next-generation 911 (NG911) platform....More
  • Dec 15, 2016

    IWCE turns 40 in 2017; Will you be there to help celebrate?

    Yes, folks, that is correct: IWCE has been around for 40 years. Boy, has it changed since the beginning of time, when it started in 1977 as the National Business Radio Conference in Denver, Colo....More

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