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National 911 operator could disrupt regional relationships: PSAP

telecom | 01/17/2017 11:14 pm EST

Forming a national consortium for the development of next-generation 911 (NG911) services would disrupt relationships formed under the current ILEC model, a British Columbia public-safety answer point (PSAP) argued on the second day of the CRTC’s week-long hearing on NG911. The largest 911 PSAP — a service that provides emergency and non-emergency call-taking and dispatch services — in the province took a different position than others who argued for a national consortium to handle the transition to next-generation 911, which will allow 911...