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2014-07-31 12:32:49

New System Will Serve 26 Public Safety Answering Points PORTLAND, Maine, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications has completed the installation of a Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) system in Maine. Maine now has a statewide NG9-1-1 system with a modern Internet Protocol (IP)-based network capable of meeting current and future public safety needs. The completion of the installation makes Maine one of the first states in the nation to deploy a NG9-1-1 system based on...

2014-06-13 08:26:15

Public Safety Answering Points in 37 States Have Now Adopted Proven Solution for Delivering Life Saving Additional Data on 9-1-1 Calls FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted partner for campus and public safety, today announced the continued rapid national expansion of Smart911, the acclaimed public safety service that brings added protection to citizens by enabling emergency responders to arrive at the right location more quickly and...

2014-06-10 08:36:31

At NENA 2014, NICE will showcase Text-to-911 among its leading public safety solutions, and will participate in the education program PARAMUS, New Jersey, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it has introduced a Text-to-911 logging solution for the public safety market. This solution addresses the need to capture and reconstruct Text-to-911 communications for incident investigations and quality assurance purposes. As of May 15,...

2014-05-29 08:25:49

TCS Responsible for 93% of Nationwide Deployments ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it is pioneering the production deployment of text-to-911 service in the United States. As reported by the Federal Communications Commission in its May 16, 2014 deployment tracking update, TCS accounts for 52 of the 56 agency deployments across 16...

2014-05-27 12:35:50

MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama 9-1-1 Board announced today that SouthernLINC Wireless has successfully transitioned the delivery of 9-1-1 wireless calls to the 95 Alabama PSAPs within the carrier's service area to the Alabama Next Generation Emergency Network (ANGEN). SouthernLINC is the first carrier in Alabama to complete this transition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090507/CL13145LOGO ANGEN is a multi-year, multiphase project that, when...

2014-05-20 08:38:56

New version of 9-1-1 Adviser to include text-to-9-1-1 functionality PENSACOLA, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On January 30, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Policy Statement and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning text-to-9-1-1. As part of its policy pronouncement, the FCC stated that every wireless carrier and provider of text messaging services using numbers from the North American Numbering Plan should support text to...

2014-05-08 08:41:07

For Fifth Consecutive Year, Rave Mobile Safety Hosts Gathering of Public Safety Leaders from Across U.S. to Discuss Best Practices, Lessons Learned and New Technologies FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced the completion of the Fifth Annual Whole Community Preparedness Summit (May 6-7), an event bringing together safety leaders from across the country. Attended by officials...

2014-04-24 12:34:30

Most 9-1-1 Dispatchers Say They Regularly Receive Inaccurate Wireless Location Data from Carriers; Offer Near Unanimous Support for Proposed FCC Rule Requiring Indoor Location Accuracy WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) that handle 9-1-1 calls in all 50 states found that most dispatchers have difficulty locating wireless callers through the location information provided by the carriers, particularly when...

2014-04-16 08:38:28

Third Annual Awards Recognize U.S. 9-1-1 Call-Takers; From Rescuing Victim in Car Swept Away by Flood to Finding Kidnappers to Saving Lives in Medical Emergencies, Winner and Four Regional Honorees Praised for Excellence FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the second full week is also traditionally celebrated as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. With this in mind, the third Annual Smart Telecommunicator Awards kicked-off...

2014-04-15 08:37:16

MADISON, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerPhone, a leading provider of training services and 911 call handling protocols, today announced the release of their entire continuing education curriculum online. A 2012 survey conducted by the company revealed a growing need for easing and more cost-effective continuing education training for public safety personnel, with 78% of personnel expected to take at least one online course in 2013. With this launch, PowerPhone will provide...


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