NENA Press Releases






NENA Press/News Releases
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9-1-1 Association Responds to FCC Wireless Waivers–NENA disappointed about further delays, pleased with FCC’s other steps to move forward (October 8, 2001)

9-1-1 Usage Discretion Advised Following National Tragedy (September 11, 2001)

9-1-1/Disaster Response Expert Available for Comment (September 11, 2001)

Public Safety Reviewing Wireless 9-1-1 Waiver Requests (June 23, 2001)

National Association Honors Kids for Brave 9-1-1 Calls (June 22, 2001)

Four National 9-1-1 Heroes Honored–Young Children Nominated for Calling 9-1-1 to Save Lives/Property (June 18, 2001)

FCC Decision Supports Association Position on Wireless 9-1-1, FCC Letter to King County, WA Clarifies Rules, Will Benefit Public Safety (May 10, 2001)

9-1-1 Association Announces Program to Field Test Accuracy of Wireless 9-1-1 Location Services (May 7, 2001)

Wireless E9-1-1 Call Limitations Illustrated in Florida Tragedy (February 27, 2001)

Wireless Carrier Technology Plans Concern NENA: 9-1-1 Experts to Review Filings and Provide Analysis of Carrier Plans (November 29, 2000)

Association Recognizes Improvements in 9-1-1 Technology: Key Congressional leaders made 9-1-1 improvements possible (November 1, 2000)

NENA Encouraged by FCC Decision to Deny Waivers Pertaining to Nationwide Enhanced Wireless 9-1-1 Systems (September 12, 2000)

NENA Business Alliance Committee Members Announced Member News Release (September 11, 2000)

9-1-1 Association Announces 2000-01 Executive Officers:  New Executive Board will lead association goal of “One nation–One Number” (June 22, 2000) Image

Enhanced 9-1-1 for Cell Phones Still a Critical Issue: NENA Conference June 11-15 to focus on 9-1-1 issues, bring 9-1-1 experts together (May 26, 2000)

National 9-1-1 Organization Supports Passage of Ohio Wireless Bill: Association Applauds Ohio Lawmakers and 9-1-1 Professionals for Responsible Policy (May 1, 2000)

NENA Coordinates Industry-wide 9-1-1 Report Commission, Hires Deloitte & Touche for National Report Card Project (March 29, 2000)

NENA Task Force to Study 9-1-1 and HMO/Managed Care Relationships (February 15, 2000)

NENA Survey Shows 9-1-1 Communications Centers are Y2K Ready (December 15, 1999)

NENA Pleased with Today’s FCC Ruling on Wireless 9-1-1: FCC Recognizes the Need for Cost Recovery Language (November 18, 1999)

Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act (S.800) is Signed into Law: 9-1-1 is now The Universal Emergency Telephone Number (October 26, 1999)

Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act (S.800) Passes in U.S. House: Makes 9-1-1 The Universal Emergency Telephone Number (October 13, 1999)

Latest FCC Ruling Will Delay Needed Life-Saving 9-1-1 Services (September 16, 1999)

NENA Opposes HMOs and Insurance Companies Screening Emergency 9-1-1 Calls: HMO Response Plans Impede Service Efforts of America’s 9-1-1 Systems (August 24, 1999)

NENA Initiates Campaign to Educate Public Regarding 9-1-1 Services: Cell Phone Callers Still Cannot be Located Automatically by Emergency Operators (June 28, 1999)