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(July 13, 2007)
Statement of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Concerning Broadcom Offer On ITC Importation Ban

(July 13, 2007)
NENA Announces Plans to Provide Online Distance Learning for Members

(June 29, 2007)
NENA Applauds FCC Leadership on 9-1-1 Location Accuracy and Automatic Location
(June 19, 2007)
National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Swears in New Executive Board

(June 11, 2007)
NENA Expresses Concern Over Consequences of International Trade Commission Decision
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(June 4, 2007)
NENA and Positron Join Forces to Aid the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

(May 31, 2007)
NENA Applauds FCC For Continued Focus on Improving Reliability of
America’s 9-1-1 System

(May 2, 2007)
NENA and APCO Announce Next Generation
(NG) 9-1-1 Partnership

(April 5, 2007)
Senator Webb, NENA, APCO Honor Public Safety Telecommunicators

(April 4, 2007)
Senator Clinton Sends Open Letter of Recognition to Public Safety Telecommunicators


(April 27, 2006)
NENA Supports Renomination of FCC Chairman Kevin Martin

(March 7, 2006)
Initial Findings and Recommendations of NENA’s NG  E9-1-1 Program Released

(February 23, 2006)
Over 35 National Organizations Request Full Funding for ENHANCE 911 Act in Letter to Congress

(January 30, 2006)
FCC Commissioner Adelstein and DHS Under Secretary Foresman Confirmed as Keynote Speakers at 4th Annual 9-1-1 Goes to Washington

(December 22, 2005)
Two-Thirds of US Population Now Covered by Phase II Wireless E9-1-1

(December 22, 2005)

NENA Statement On Confirmation of Michael Copps and Deborah Taylor Tate to Be FCC Commissioners

(December 21, 2005)
Congress Provides Funding for ENHANCE 911 Act

(December 8, 2005)
NENA Interim/Migratory (I2) Standard For VoIP E9-1-1 Published

(November 21, 2005)
URISA and NENA Jointly Announce the Geospatial Integration for Public Safety Conference (GIPSC)

(November 18, 2005)
NENA Announces Availability of New Resource to Support FCC-Compliant 9-1-1 Interconnection

(November 7, 2005)
NENA and APCO Issue Joint Statement Regarding VoIP E9-1-1 Regulation
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(October 27, 2005)
NENA Creates Nationwide Initiative to Advance Telecommunicator Emergency Response Teams

(October 14, 2005)
NENA Supports Working Draft of DTV Transition Bill

(September 22, 2005)
New NENA Task Force will Develop and Implement Nationwide System of Telecommunicator Emergency Response Teams

(September 22, 2005)
NENA Releases Current Wireless E9-1-1 Statistics

(September 20, 2005)
Oregon Launches Program to Safeguard Deaf 9-1-1 Callers

(September 1, 2005)
NENA President David Jones Testifies Before Congress

(August 23, 2005)
NENA Interim/Migratory Solution for VoIP E9-1-1 Posted for Public Review Period

(July 19, 2005)
Wireless E9-1-1 Phase II Call Saves Life of Arizona Woman

(July 8, 2005)
NENA and VON Coalition Host VoIP E9-1-1 Solution Summit

(June 29 2005)
Jason Barbour Elected to the Board of the National Emergency Number Association

(June 29 2005)
David Jones Assumes Presidency of the National Emergency Number Association

(May 31, 2005)
National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Launches Nationwide TTY Testing Program

(December 9, 2004)
Enhanced 9-1-1 Legislation Passes Congress NENA’s Never Give Up Approach Helps Pass E9-1-1 Legislation

(February 5, 2004)
NENA Initiatives Provide Stronger Framework for Modernization of Nation’s 9-1-1 Services