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A report on matters related to emergency 9-1-1 services

Author: Timothy Denton; Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission,
Publisher: [Ottawa, Ontario] : Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On 17 December 2012, the Commission issued Telecom Notice of Consultation 2012-686, announcing my appointment as Inquiry Officer to conduct a review of matters related to emergency 9-1-1 services. ... As described in the Notice of Consultation, the purpose of the review was to focus on three broad areas: a. The performance and adequacy of the technology currently employed by 9-1-1 services, such as that used to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Denton; Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission,
OCLC Number: 870652765
Notes: "July 5, 2013."
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Description: 1 online resource (77, [3] pages) : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour)
Contents: I. Introduction. A. Background ; B. Purpose of the inquiry and report ; C. Methodology ; D. Organization of the balance of the report --
II. Initial thoughts. A. Importance, context, and jurisdictions ; B. Relationship of 9-1-1 to emergency response and public security ; C. Institutions and governance ; D. NG 9-1-1 --
III. Background. A. Origins ; B. How does 9-1-1 work? ; C. Reverse 9-1-1 ; D. Coverage of the 9-1-1 emergency calling system in Canada ; E. Current funding model ; F. Current governance model in Canada ; G. Current governance model in the United States ; H. Europe ; I. Technology and coordinating bodies --
IV. Key issues raised by participants about the current 9-1-1 system. A. Issues for Canadians ; B. Issues for PSAPs ; C. Issues for incumbent telephone companies --
V. Next-generation 9-1-1. A. The public switched telephone network is in transition ; B. Vision ; C. Transition to NG 9-1-1 ; D. Operations ; E. Data collection ; F. Questions raised by participants about NG 9-1-1 --
VI. Findings and recommendations. A. Findings ; B. Recommendations ; C. Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Appendices. Interviews for the 9-1-1 inquiry conducted by the Inquiry Officer ; 9-1-1 coverage map ; 9-1-1 governance in Canada ; Governance/coordination charts ; List of acronyms ; 9-1-1 Team.
Other Titles: Rapport sur les questions ayant trait aux services d'urgence 9-1-1
Responsibility: prepared for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission by Commissioner Timothy Dalton, Inquiry Officer.
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Abstract:

"On 17 December 2012, the Commission issued Telecom Notice of Consultation 2012-686, announcing my appointment as Inquiry Officer to conduct a review of matters related to emergency 9-1-1 services. ... As described in the Notice of Consultation, the purpose of the review was to focus on three broad areas: a. The performance and adequacy of the technology currently employed by 9-1-1 services, such as that used to locate a caller using a cellphone; b. The issues related to the provision of 9-1-1 services on next-generation networks, including how systems should be designed and the appropriate institutional arrangements; and c. Policy considerations on 9-1-1 matters. ... The purpose of this report is to convey the results of the inquiry that I carried out on behalf of the Commission"--Introduction.

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