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FCC Text-to-9-1-1:  What You Need to Know

FCC Text-to-9-1-1: What You Need to Know

Text-to-911 is the ability to send a text message to reach 911 emergency call takers from your mobile phone or device.

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Support H.R. 5085

Support H.R. 5085

Members of NPSTC are calling for our support of the "Don't Break Up the T-Band Act (H.R. 5085).

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Congresswoman takes up fight to classify 9-1-1 operators as first responders

Congresswoman takes up fight to classify 9-1-1 operators as first responders

Congresswoman Norma Torres, who previously worked as a 9-1-1 operator, wants to upgrade the status of 9-1-1 operators from clerical workers to first responders.

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What's Coming for Public Safety Communications in 2019

What's Coming for Public Safety Communications in 2019

2019 will bring a number of technology developments for public safety communications. While we can't predict every newsworthy item, several deadlines are on the horizon for emergency alerting. 9-1-1 location accuracy and Real-Time Text. This article will highlight what to expect in the coming year.

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