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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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  • Oct 30, 2014
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    Mission Critical Partners: David Jones discusses 911 funding possibilities

    David Jones, senior vice president at Mission Critical Partners, talks about the changing technological environment for 911 and the sector's need to explore innovative funding approaches during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson....More
  • Oct 24, 2014
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    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
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    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
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    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
  • Sep 25, 2014
    Commentary

    How participation in the National 911 Profile Database matters to PSAPs nationwide

    By submitting information to the National 911 Profile Database today, states can help 911 officials and public-safety answering point (PSAP) directors identify helpful operational trends and "make the case" to elected leaders at all levels for funding to pursue initiatives such as next-generation 911, according to Harriet Miller-Brown, president of the National Association of State 911 Administrators (NASNA)....More

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