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Microcell to implement E911 in Alberta and BC; wants CRTC to mandate national roll out

News | 03/19/2001 5:00 am EST

Microcell Telecommunications Inc wants the CRTC to clear the way for a national roll out of wireless enhanced 911 (E911) services by mandating telcos to upgrade their networks. In a Part VII application filed March 13, Microcell says until all incumbents have filed tariffs that account for these new costs, it can’t expand its emergency service beyond western Canada.

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