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Maritime-wide 911 outage likely a configuration issue similar to the “software bug” that disrupted Rogers internet last summer, says analyst

On Tuesday, the emergency 911 service was down for two and a half hours in the early morning across the province of Nova Scotia...

Canada to introduce a three-digit mental health emergency number

Canada will establish a three-digit emergency number for mental crisis assistance and suicide prevention, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced on Aug....

Halton Regional Police to now use what3words app to assist in locating people lost or in distress 

The Halton Regional Police has announced that it is now using the innovative location technology what3words to identify exactly where help is needed and...

Samsung and Telus deploy Canada’s first MCPTX service for emergency responders

Samsung Networks, Samsung’s carrier and operator business wing, announced on March 3 that it has partnered with Telus to deploy Canada’s first Mission Critical...

Avaya launches location reporting platform for EMS

Avaya has announced a new device location reporting capabilities that are available as part of Avaya communications solutions for emergency response management.

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft bets on education, Apple introduces new emergency feature, Google invests in Chinese e-commerce

Microsoft jumps headfirst into the education space, Apple will share your location when you call 911, and Google invests in Chinese e-commerce.

Mobile players eye European UHF spectrum

Mobile providers and manufacturers have funded a study which claims that providing more bandwidth for uses could be a windfall for Europe's economy

consumer group executive manager, Australian Communications Authority

The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) is to clamp down on businesses using public telephone directories for marketing purposes and will release new privacy guidelines next month.

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