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911 system fails in Montgomery Co, restored early Monday

ROCKVILLE — The 911 system in Montgomery County is functional again after it failed for unclear reasons. County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer tells local media that the 911 system failed late Sunday night, but was restored by about 1:40 ...

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Tenn. gives Annapolis firm extension in $20m 9-1-1 contract

Annapolis-based TeleCommunication Systems Inc. on Tuesday announced that the state of Tennessee had awarded the company an extension through January 2021 on a $20 million contract to provide next generation 9-1-1  management and integration services. Telecommunication Systems says that through its ...

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FCC: Thousands of hotels don’t offer direct 911

Tens of thousands of hotels don't allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn't call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel.

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