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Bell wary of New Brunswick’s proposed NG911 system

telecom | 07/14/2021 6:34 pm EDT

BCE Inc. has filed an intervention with the CRTC saying New Brunswick’s plan for how it would like to adapt its next-generation 911 (NG911) services may not be the best approach.  According to Bell’s intervention, the province’s proposal is a “fundamental change” to the NG911 framework set by the CRTC -- though technically feasible -- “which is being introduced at such a late hour that it threatens to undermine the launch date.” “Further, the proposal contemplates a solution that is problematic and has been rejected by the commission because the commission decided that...