Technical Requirements for Location Information to Support IP-Based Emergency Services
Technical Reference document provides the NENA requirements for
providing location information to support emergency calling. It also
provides example scenarios and use cases that need to be supported. This
is being provided to support organizations that are defining solutions
for determining, acquiring and conveying location information to support
Location information is extremely important to Enhanced 9-1-1 (E911) Services for two reasons:
In North America, the caller’s location is used to
determine the routing of the emergency call to the appropriate Public
Safety Answering Point (PSAP).
The PSAP generally uses the caller’s location to
assist in the dispatch of the appropriate emergency response resources
to the site of the emergency.