Industry takes on NG 9-1-1 development challenges

04/17/2012 | GovTech.com

NENA called for improvements to the nation's 9-1-1 system more than a decade ago, but rapidly changing technology has created challenges in the effort to develop an interoperable, standard Next Generation 9-1-1 system. In 2011, NENA approved a set of technical standards for NG 9-1-1 infrastructure and interoperability, although CEO Brian Fontes said it is a blueprint that likely will be changed as deployment goes forward. Funding remains a challenge, said Fontes, who advocates a blue-ribbon panel to tackle the question. "When you get experts together with that goal in mind, they'll come out with a series of options on how best to fund NG911 that will work," he said.

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