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NENA Responds to FCC Public Notice Regarding Loss of 9-1-1 Service During June 29 Derecho

Friday, July 20, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Chris Nussman
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"NENA fully supports the FCC’s inquiry into the 9-1-1 service interruption of June 29 and commend their issuance of this Public Notice," said NENA CEO Brian Fontes. "During times of natural or manmade disasters, it is critical that 9-1-1 remain operational and available as the vital lifeline between the public and emergency responders. It is our hope that lessons learned from this examination will enable state and local governments, telecommunications companies, 9-1-1 service providers, and Public Safety Answering Points to work together and ensure that future losses of 9-1-1 service can be minimized or mitigated to the greatest degree possible.”