State 9-1-1 Boards and NextGen

  One aspect of FirstNet that I truly respect is the fact that they are funded, organized and empowered regarding their mission. They have the potential to positively impact Public Safety on a national level. Things are not as well defined with NextGen 9-1-1. At the state level, we currently have extremes regarding  9-1-1 Boards and […]

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Critical Infrastructure

    There are 16 specific sectors in the U.S. that are considered critical infrastructure. 9-1-1 is  part of the Emergency Services sector, as defined by Homeland Security. If you have a legacy PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point or 9-1-1 Center), you depend on the local telephone carrier to keep their central office equipment up and running during […]

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