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PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, April 01, 2016

 

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APCO is excited to announce that Congressman Frank Pallone, U.S. House of Representatives, and Michael Poth, CEO of FirstNet, will provide keynote addresses at this year's Broadband Summit being held May 16-17 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. View the program.
 
Act now, there is still time to submit your application to be part of the first class in APCO's Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) program. The program is designed to elevate professionalism, enhance individual performance and recognize excellence in the public safety communications industry. View our brochure. If you still have questions about the program, check out our FAQ section here.
 
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Raymond L. Collins, 83, passed away on March 15, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. He was a member of the Northern California Chapter of APCO.
 
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IWCE’s Urgent Communications FirstNet plans to share public safety broadband deployment plans with officials from each state and territory after a contractor is selected, but some proprietary information will need to be confidential and only limited changes will be considered during this period.
 
Time Warner Cable News First responders and dispatchers came together this week in Bolivia, N.C., to open a new 9-1-1 call center. Updated technology includes a new touchscreen phone system, a Motorola radio system and equipment that will eventually allow for text-to-9-1-1.
 
New Haven Register One year after the death of TaLea Turnage, 8, on a New Haven, Conn., school bus, a group of advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall and called for that policy to be changed to allow school bus drivers to dial 9-1-1.
 
KEYT.com There's a big push underway to overhaul the 9-1-1 system, and Santa Barbara, Calif., City Fire Chief Pat Mcelroy is set to testify at the State Capitol in support of Assembly Bill 1564 (AB 1564).
 
The Star The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is inviting the public to comment on changes for the next generation of 9-1-1 phone service for emergencies.
 
KBTX3 In the event of an emergency, residents count on 9-1-1 to be on the other side of the line, but the Brazos County Emergency Communication District is warning them about using apps designed to dial 9-1-1.
 
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