Established in the late 1960s, the 911 emergency number still has unsolved issues. So, how does the 911 call system actually work?
9-1-1 Origin & History
“The three-digit telephone number “9-1-1” has been designated as the “Universal Emergency Number,” for citizens throughout the United States to request emergency assistance.”
Telecommunications Act of 1996
“The Telecommunications Act of 1996 is the first major overhaul of telecommunications law in almost 62 years.”
47 CFR 20.18 – 911 Service
“Scope of section. The following requirements are only applicable to CMRS providers, excluding mobile satellite service (MSS) operators, to the extent that they:”
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