Next Generation 911
Two more counties sign onto STARNet, Pennsylvania's new statewide radio network
A 911 center serving two Central Pennsylvania counties announced it's joining STARNet, the state's new interoperable radio network.
Firm picked to provide California's NG911 emergency alerts
Rave Mobile Safety is now providing emergency mass notification services in California as the state upgrades to next-generation 911.
GIS work was essential for next-generation 911 upgrade, says Florida county official
County 911 coordinator Stephen Kennedy said he spent two years synchronizing GIS data before the county could update its 911 system.
States need boost for 911 networks and staffing, analysts say
The firm Mission Critical Partners released an analysis after completing more than 100 vulnerability assessments of 911 centers.
New study looks for GIS gaps in 911 systems
The federal government's National 911 Program and Mission Critical Partners are assessing which jurisdictions need help with their geospatial data technology.
Cybersecurity, next-generation 911 boosted in Biden spending plan
The $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act would make additional investments in advanced emergency-communications technology and state and local cyber efforts.
Will a cyberattack take down next-generation 911?
NENA's Brandon Abley says that although the next generation of 911 will be more complex, its distributed nature will make it hard for bad actors to take down.
$10B for next-generation 911 in budget package looks promising, experts say
“We’re happy with how the language looks now," said Dan Henry, regulatory counsel for the National Emergency Number Association.
Next-generation 911 advancing quickly, but needs better funding, experts say
Cybersecurity, association leaders said, also remains a top concern as the public safety technology gets closer to launch.