In the News 2015

03.04.2015 - Wireless Long-Term Evolution (LTE) solution provides additionalalternate-route capability for emergency calls. Johnston County 911 Emergency Communications announced today the successful testing of a breakthrough wireless-based solution for delivering 911 calls to its Public Safety Answering... Read More
02.03.2015 - Kershaw County, S.C., recently announced that it has become the first agency in South Carolina to implement a fully integrated text-to-911 service, choosing a solution provided by Motorola Solution andIntrado. Although another South Carolina county uses an Internet-based emergency-text system,... Read More
01.21.2015 - The Iredell County commissioners approved a contract Tuesday that will transition the emergency communications and management department (ECOM) to a next-generation 911 system that will enable new features – such as text-to-911 – and allow for future capabilities such as sending... Read More
01.15.2015 - Verizon is pursuing a considerably different connected car strategy than AT&T, an announcement from Verizon yesterday reveals. Verizon Vehicle, announced yesterday and scheduled for availability later this year, is an after-market device and service that will support emergency... Read More
01.05.2015 - KEARNEY, Neb. -- Nearly 50 years ago the first 911 call was made in the United States in 1968. Soon Nebraskans will be able to text for help. Buffalo County and Douglas County are launching the text to 911 service at the start of the new year. On January 5th the new texting service designed... Read More
01.02.2015 - ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers are doing last-minute preparations for the early January power-up of the county’s new digital public-safety radio system. The County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved spending $152,406 for Intrado Corp. of Longmont, Colo., to upgrade... Read More