Posts tagged with: E911

Commissioners say FCC let carriers off the hook for 911 vertical location requirements

FCC Commissioners Brendan Carrr and Nathan Simington say the agency is letting wireless carriers off the hook over 911 vertical location obligations after agreements with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon were announced Thursday. Vertical location, or z-axis, data provided to dispatchers...

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon have 7-day deadline for 911 vertical location data

The three largest U.S. carriers are on a seven-day deadline to start delivering vertical location data for 911 calls nationwide under new enforceable commitments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Vertical location, also called z-axis, information is supposed to help...

T-Mobile launches LBR, NG911 for better 911 response times

T-Mobile announced that it’s the first U.S. wireless operator to launch Location-Based Routing (LBR) and Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities, thereby speeding responses to 911 calls. It’s not yet available everywhere – public safety answering points (PSAPs) need to make...