For a more secure Next-Gen 911, look at network demands
A new report looks at reasons why public officials should evaluate their future network demands before rolling out Next-Gen 911 upgrades.
Next-gen 911 matching grant rules open for comment
Federal grant funding to support call center infrastructure upgrades is expected to become available early next year.
Rural or urban first? — Next gen 911 upgrades begin in North Carolina
The state is searching for a path to transform its 911 systems with next-generation text, image and video capabilities.
Next-gen 911 comes to New York City
One of the busiest emergency call systems in the country will soon migrate to new technology, providing those in emergencies with new media options that extend to texting, photos, video and social media.
Next-Gen 911 set to transform how the public interacts with law enforcement, New Jersey official says
Chief Technology Officer Dave Weinstein says his state — which has the highest population density in the nation — faces a unique challenge in pursuit of a media-rich 911 service.
New Jersey unveils statewide 'text-to-911' service
The new system will let anyone in the state use a text message to report an emergency.
Experts: States play key role in coordinating FirstNet, next-gen 911 efforts
A panel of public safety communications experts is hoping to see states team up with their first responders to coordinate the two intertwined connectivity efforts.