Cordova Wireless: Alaska PSAP Incapable of Indoor Location, E9-1-1 Data
Thursday, March 09, 2017 | Comments

The FCC is seeking comment on a petition from Cordova Wireless Communications for temporary waiver of Section 20.18(i) of the commission’s rules. In its petition, Cordova Wireless said that the public-safety answering point (PSAP) operated by the city of Cordova, Alaska, is incapable of receiving and using indoor location data and Phase II enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) location data.

Cordova Wireless said that in light of this circumstance, requiring it to comply with the rules would lead to specific technical and financial hardships. Cordova Wireless therefore requests that the FCC waive the location accuracy requirements, including reporting requirements, until the Cordova PSAP is capable of receiving and using Phase II E9-1-1 and indoor location data.

Comments are due March 28, and reply comments are due April 12. The public notice is here.

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