The Notice of Inquiry (NOI) initiates a comprehensive proceeding to address how Next Generation 911 (NG911) can enable the public to obtain emergency assistance by means of advanced communications technologies beyond traditional voice-centric devices. The NOI seeks to gain a better understanding of how the gap between the capabilities of modern networks and devices and today’s 911 system can be bridged and seeks comment on how to further the transition to IP-based communications capabilities for emergency communications and NG911.
Submit comments on or before February 28, 2011. Submit reply comments March 14, 2011.
On August 19, the Federal Communications Commission released a Public Notice seeking input on increasing public safety interoperability by promoting competition for public safety communications technologies. Interested parties may file comments on or before September 20, 2010, and reply comments on or before October 18, 2010.