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Microcell’s encounters new foe in battle to rollout E911 on a national basis

News | 04/30/2001 4:00 am EDT

The rollout of wireless Enhanced 911 is proving more difficult than Microcell Telecommunications Inc would like. First there was the requirement by incumbent telcos that a technical trial be held in each operating territory – a demand Microcell warned would unnecessarily delay the arrival of a national E911 service. In March, it formally asked the CRTC to step in to speed up the process.

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