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Vertical location data for 911 calls demanded from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile by the FCC

June 4, 2021


The Federal Communications Commission has given AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile a seven-day deadline to deliver vertical location information on 911 calls nationwide. The three biggest US carriers were supposed to deliver on the FCC’s demands by April 3, 2021, and to certify deployment by June 2 the same year.

However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the carriers reported having testing delays, and each requested an 18-month extension. Following that request, the FCC has agreed to extend the deadline by one year (via Fierce Wireless).

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