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Fund this: iPhone case calls for help with the flip of a switch

The Lifesaver Case immediately dials E911 and transmits crucial information -- no extra interaction with the phone required.

By March 5, 2014


Police Blotter: E911 rules aid police in tracking cell phones

Court order lets Homeland Security obtain precise location data from T-Mobile about customer's movements in real time.

By February 8, 2008


FCC mandates more stringent E911 compliance

Vote obligates wireless operators to test compliance with location-accuracy rules at local level instead of at statewide level.

By September 12, 2007


Cell carriers fined over missed e911 deadlines

Feds slap $2.83 million in fees on Sprint Nextel, Alltel and U.S. Cellular in a move designed to demonstrate the importance of location-sensitive phones for mobile subscribers.

By August 30, 2007


A short circuit for cellular E911

Can first responders find you in an emergency? Don't count on it just yet, despite years of work by wireless providers.

By December 18, 2006


Net phone providers describe E911 obstacles

VoIP providers say they're offering enhanced 911 as quickly as possible--but it's no small task.

By March 7, 2006


Vonage says it's E911 compliant

VoIP operator says all customer 911 calls will include caller's phone number and address, per FCC regulations.

By December 14, 2005


With E911 deadline past, what's next for VoIP firms?

FCC deadline for providing 911 service to all VoIP customers has come and gone, but uncertainty has only begun.

By December 1, 2005


Net phone operators reach E911 deadline

By midnight on Monday, VoIP operators must comply with a new FCC rule requiring them to offer emergency service.

By November 28, 2005


FCC opens Net phone E911 portal

By November 14, 2005