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October 02, 2020 | Comments
Motorola Solutions announced that it has made a new service available to the public safety market. CommandCentral Citizen Input is designed to help 9-1-1 call takers to better engage with citizens in their time of need. Citizen input is a cloud-based service that allows citizens calling or texting 9-1-1 to send video, photographs and recordings of an incident to the public-safety answering point (PSAP), using controlled and permission-based procedures.

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September 30, 2020 | Comments
The FCC launched a proceeding to examine ways to combat 9-1-1 fee diversion, where some states and other jurisdictions use the 9-1-1 fees that consumers pay on their phone bills for non-9-1-1 purposes.

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September 29, 2020 | Comments
Two U.S. small businesses were awarded a total of $1.96 million in funding through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop tools that will support dynamic network modeling for risk management to emergency communications networks.

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September 29, 2020 | Comments
Public-safety agencies across multiple U.S. states reported 9-1-1 outages the night of Sept. 28.

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September 25, 2020 | Comments
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an act that would repeal the mandate that the FCC auction off the T-band spectrum 2021.

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September 23, 2020 | Comments
The state of Minnesota selected Inteliquent as the state’s next-generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) services provider to ingress all 9-1-1 calls on behalf of the state. This is the latest statewide announcement in the initiative to advance NG 9-1-1 solutions nationwide.

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September 18, 2020 | Comments
The FCC has recognized the potential of television broadcasting to evolve and has allowed licensed operators to transition to an all IP-based broadcast technology called Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC 3.0) or NextGen TV. This wireless standard, the result of work that was aligned with Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPPP) and other IP-based communications platforms, is just now being deployed. By the nature of its underlying awareness of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), and ability to transport time synchronous data packet payloads, there now exists a new tool that has an ability to impact the world of Position/Navigation/Timing (PNT).

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September 18, 2020 | Comments
The FCC’s Public-Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is seeking comment from interested parties on a petition for a waiver of 9-1-1 dispatchable location information requirements from GTA TeleGuam Holdings.

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September 16, 2020 | Comments
RapidDeploy announced that it will directly integrate supplemental emergency data from some of the largest and most influential companies in technology and public safety. Google, OnStar, ADT, Priority Dispatch and Rave Mobile Safety are the most recent additions to RapidDeploy’s Unified Critical Response (UCR) ecosystem, which already has partnerships with AT&T, Microsoft, AT&T FirstNet and Esri.

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September 16, 2020 | Comments
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that classifies 9-1-1 dispatchers as first responders into law.

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