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SCC DEMONSTRATES E911 CALL TO FCC

BOULDER, Colo.-SCC Communications Corp. announced the successful demonstration of wireless 911 with location information in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Phase II mandate regarding 911 services.

Cellular calls were placed from a 15-square mile area along a highway in Harris County, Texas, to dispatchers at local public safety answering points (PSAPs). SCC’s system provided geographic data with a 10-digit automatic number identification of cellular calls based on X and Y coordinates of a caller’s location.

The demonstration was staged by the Wireless Integration Project, a team of government organizations and vendors. Participating in the demonstration were the Greater Harris County, Texas, 911 district, Tarrant County 911 district and the Texas Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications. Vendors included SCC, The Associated Group Inc., Northern Telecom Inc., GTE Telops & Labs, Houston Cellular and SBC Communications Inc.

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