T-Mobile Tapped for National Wireless Priority
Jan 23, 2003, 8:35 AM by (staff)
T-Mobile USA this week announced that the National Communications System (NCS), through contractor DynCorp, has awarded the company a Nationwide Wireless Priority Service (WPS) contract. T-Mobile also announced that WPS is now operational in 15 metro areas in the East, including greater Washington, D.C. and New York City, which have been operational since May 2002. WPS enables designated national security and emergency preparedness personnel greatly improved capability to complete wireless calls during times of emergency.
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