Mar 14 2019 The Race For Location Accuracy

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The race for location accuracy to 2021 is on! Back in 2015, the FCC passed a rule requiring carriers to deliver more accurate location data for 80% of calls by 2021. What seemed to be a pie in the sky is slowly becoming a reality. US regulators caution that 10,000 lives could be saved each […]

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Jan 30 2019 Healthy And Sustainable Journey To NG911 For Future Generations

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For a little more than two decades, I have had the wonderful opportunity to seek, listen and learn what challenges and magnitude of weight ultimately falls on the decision makers within the state, county, city government entities that I have served across our nation specific to 911 / Public Safety communications. Those that have chosen […]

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Sep 07 2018 Telecommunicators – The Forgotten First Of The First Responders

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For everyone who dons a uniform and rushes into harm’s way, be it soldier, sailor, marine, airman, firefighter, police officer, or paramedic, public appreciation and accolade is certainly deserved. Having been one, I know and much I appreciated expressions of gratitude and admiration. There is one group, however, that seems to be forgotten, that are […]

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Aug 11 2018 Are We Really Ready For Next Generation 911

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In this business, it is commonly accepted that Next Generation 911(NG911) will dramatically change the way public safety operates. Perhaps these changes will be as dramatic as the introduction of radio communications in the 1930’s and portable hand-held radios in the 1960’s. Even more remarkable than the launch of Computer Aided Dispatch and mobile data, […]

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