Cingular and TruePosition Annouce Successful E911 Test
Dec 14, 2001, 5:30 AM by (staff)
In the first phase of the pre-deployment testing of its E911 technology conducted by Cingular Wireless and TruePosition, TruePosition's network-based Wireless Location System met the current FCC E911 mandate, with location accuracy measurements falling well within mandate requirements. This was conducted with TDMA and AMPS phones. TruePosition currently has a multi year deployment agreement with Cingular to deploy its technology on Cingular's TDMA/AMPS cell sites.
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