911 Groups Support Ending FCC 911 Call-Forwarding Rule

By Margaret Harding McGill (June 5, 2015, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Public safety organizations supported the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's plan to terminate a rule that requires forwarding of 911 calls from cellphones without service, saying in comments Friday that most such calls are fraudulent.

The National Association of State 911 Administrators, the National Emergency Number Association and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International Inc. said they generally support phasing out the requirement to forward calls from non-service initialized, or NSI, devices described by the FCC in a notice of proposed rule-making in April.

"There's no doubt that in a limited set of cases, a non-service initialized device can provide a critical...

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