E-911 (telecom)

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Role of Dispatchers Recognized

Dispatchers are often called the first emergency responders, because they field 911 calls.But dispatchers remain behind the scenes, calmly managing problems and even tragedies. That's why Lauderdale County officials treated them to a special luncheon ... [Published WTOK-TV - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

City committee continues budget discussions

In the second of three planned meetings to discuss the City of Murray’s 2014-15 budget, the Finance and Personnel Committee listened to requests from department heads Thursday night.Director of Planning and Engineering David Roberts requested a total ... [Published Murray Ledger and Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pact reached to house dispatch at county complex

After months of strained relations between the town and county surrounding E911/Dispatch, it appears both parties agree on how to go forward, including moving dispatchers to a county-owned building.The town council and county commission each voted unanimously ... [Published Taos News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Authories working shooting in Nickelsville

Law enforcement and paramedics are on the scene of a shooting on state Route 225 near Nickelsville in Gordon County.It is unknown at this time if the shooting was the result of an altercation or crime or if it was self-inflicted.A call came in to E911 ... [Published Calhoun Times - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: E-911 (telecom), Crime
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Woman questions judge/exec about daughter’s emergency care

CORBIN —By John L. Ross / Staff WriterTensions exploded during Tuesday’s regular Whitley County Fiscal Court meeting — and much of the tension appeared to stem from an issue one woman has concerning her daughter’s care during an emergency situation alleged ... [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dispatchers honored during Telecommunicators’ Week

Emergency dispatchers are commonly hailed as the “first line of defense.” They are the first to get the call when someone needs help, and it's up to them to ask the questions and assess the situation before officers arrive. The safety of the public and ... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

State panel to look into E911 system outage

OLYMPIA — The state Utilities and Transportation Commission will investigate last week’s seven-hour outage of statewide enhanced 911 (E911) service. The service began experiencing interruptions in Washington around 1 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. CenturyLink ... [Published Lynden Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Should You Eliminate Your Landline Entirely After Implementing VoIP?

Are traditional public switched telephone networks (PSTNs) still needed with the vast availability of Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions? The answer is not clear for everyone, but some have already kicked PSTN lines to the curb entirely. In previous VoIP ... [Published IT Toolbox - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

UK tournament run celebrations cost Lexington nearly $150K

Celebrations for the University of Kentucky's run in the NCAA tournament ended up costing the city of Lexington nearly $150,000.The biggest part of the costs involved overtime from police officers which accounted for $113,424.80, according to records ... [Published WKYT - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rockdale, Conyers 911 centers recognized

David Binder, who has worked with the Conyers Police Department’s Communications Division for three and a half years, responds to calls Tuesday. April 13 to 19 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)CONYERS — 911 operators ... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

One suspect sought after April 9 crash now jailed

CORBIN —By John L. Ross / Staff WriterOne of two suspects being sought by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office after a crash on KY-204 last week shut down the road now sits behind bars.Thomas Wayne Hersey, 40, of Williamsburg, remains jailed today in the ... [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Cell switch hurts E911 funding

Ashley Capps has been grateful more than once to have access to Muskogee County E911 dispatchers.Capps called the E911 system earlier this year from her cellphone when her husband, Taylor, needed emergency assistance. Taylor is a diabetic, and his blood ... [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Apr 13 2014]

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"It really means that we're being much more efficient and we're saving lives," Holt said. "If you are in an emergency situation, the quicker you can get a first responder there the greater your chances are of surviving."
"The 4 free Directory Assistance calls for residential customers could be eliminated and rates increased. Rate Counsel's estimate is that elimination of free calls and rate increases for Directory Assistance could cost ratepayers another $187 million."
...Sprint Mobile Controls and Sprint Family Locator to Content Filtering to the new Sprint WeGo," said David Owens, vice president of Product, Sprint. "Sprint WeGo is the perfect starter phone to give parents peace of mind while teaching kids responsibility - how to keep track of a device, charge it and care for it - at a low price. This device has all of the basics without anything younger children don't need just yet."
...for our customers, and we're pleased that even more of them will be able to take advantage of it," said MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F Prendergast . "The ability to make and receive phone calls underground is an important improvement for safety and security as well as convenience, and our customers will certainly appreciate it."

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Role of Dispatchers Recognized [Published WTOK-TV - 12 hours ago]
Sumner County centralized dispatch plans take s... [Published Tennessean - 23 hours ago]
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City committee continues budget discussions [Published Murray Ledger and Times - Apr 18 2014]
Verizon New Jersey Local Service Increases, 198... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
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Conexiant Telecom Protects Customers from Heart... [Published Prlog - Apr 18 2014]
Sprint unveils Sprint WeGo mobile phone [Published Individual.com - Apr 18 2014]
Often-rancorous Iowa legislative session praise... [Published Sioux City Journal - Apr 18 2014]
Transit Wireless and AT&T Expand Deal to Bring ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pact reached to house dispatch at county complex [Published Taos News - Apr 17 2014]
Woman questions judge/exec about daughter’s eme... [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Authories working shooting in Nickelsville [Published Calhoun Times - Apr 16 2014]
Sprint WeGo Offers Connectivity to Children and... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
State panel to look into E911 system outage [Published Lynden Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Should You Eliminate Your Landline Entirely Aft... [Published IT Toolbox - Apr 16 2014]
UK tournament run celebrations cost Lexington n... [Published WKYT - Apr 16 2014]
UK tournament celebrations cost Lexington nearl... [Published WKYT - Apr 15 2014]
Dispatchers honored during Telecommunicators’ Week [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Apr 15 2014]
Mayor: Consolidation makes sense [Published TheCitizen.com - Apr 15 2014]
Rockdale, Conyers 911 centers recognized [Published Rockdale Citizen - Apr 15 2014]
One suspect sought after April 9 crash now jailed [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Number of dropped calls in sheriff’s new commun... [Published The Daily News Online - Apr 15 2014]
PSTN-to-VoIP evolution poses identity, authenti... [Published SearchTelecom.com - Apr 14 2014]
How to Bypass VoIP Toll Charges [Published IT Toolbox - Apr 14 2014]
Metro Atlanta Remembers "Captain" Herb Emory [Published Smyrna-Vinings Patch - Apr 14 2014]
Three vying to become Republican candidate for ... [Published Brazil Times - Apr 14 2014]
Letter: Emergency dispatchers are true first re... [Published Olean Times Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Cell switch hurts E911 funding [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Apr 13 2014]
911 officials left to try again to find funding... [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Apr 13 2014]
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The Top 2 Wholesale VoIP Providers of 2014, Ann... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 07 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2014) - Wholesale VoIP companies provide other VoIP companies with the hosted VoIP services that are then redistributed. VoIP companies buy from wholesale VoIP providers if they are interested in using or reselling ...
Q&A: Prasad Pammidimukkala on Integrated Ne... [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Apr 04 2014]
Zero-touch provisioning is finally happening, after years of discussion. With the power of Fabric Connect and Identity Engines, we’re able to help tackle the Bring Your Own Device trend and other needs easier than ever, while knocking out network downtime ...
Q&A: Randy Cross, Avaya’s Director of... [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Apr 03 2014]
Reducing network complexity remains a major theme this year for Avaya’s networking product team. The bloated, legacy model of network design simply doesn’t work for enterprises interested in service agility inside the data center. Ultimately, unnecessary ...
ATF Q&A: Brett Shockley on Innovating for R... [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Apr 03 2014]
If there’s one thing that’s true about being a technology company in the 21st century, it’s that if you’re not innovating, you’re stagnating. With this in mind, I sat down at the Avaya Technology Forum with Brett Shockley, our Senior Vice President ...
Q&A: Avaya’s Alan Hase On Keeping the... [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Apr 01 2014]
Networking used to a fairly straightforward affair: Computers talked to servers and not a whole lot else. Mobile devices introduced a new level of bandwidth-intensive complexity into the equation, requiring network engineers to rethink the classic ...
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