Next Generation 911
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.
911 tech firm RapidDeploy announces $29M funding round
RapidDeploy's CEO said the funding will allow an expansion of the firm's reach to 911 centers and enhance development of its cloud-based offerings for next-generation 911.
Nebraska plans to complete next-generation 911 by end of 2022
The state recently selected Lumen as its vendor for a next-generation 911 implementation it plans to complete within two years.
Transitional 911 systems have 'very, very broad attack surface,' working group warns
The transition to next-generation 911 brings cybersecurity threats not seen before, members of an FCC working group said during CISA's annual summit.
Tennessee to test cybersecurity of its next-generation 911 systems
One of the states furthest along in adopting an IP-based 911 system has hired a company to point out the weak points in its 142 emergency call centers.
Fairfax County, Virginia, is ready for next-generation 911
The Washington, D.C., suburb has completed its next-generation 911 deployment. Only 123 more to go.
It's time for government to 'throw the old 911 out the window'
The pandemic is bringing more attention to public safety officials, who said in a webinar Thursday that it's time to rethink the future of their role in society.
911 call centers have enough capacity so far, but upgrades are delayed
Emergency call centers are withstanding surges of calls in areas heavily affected by the pandemic, but key upgrades are being put on hold, a survey found.
Next-generation 911 promises 'explosive' challenges, state CIO says
Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal says the introduction of digital networks into 911 call centers is presenting public safety officials with unfamiliar technologies.