Cable & Telecom

Telus rolls out NG9-1-1 services in B.C. and Alberta

VANCOUVER – Telus announced yesterday it has successfully rolled out its first phase of migration to the Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services in B.C. and Alberta. NG9-1-1 continues to deliver voice services to callers, “while also increasing capacity and safety for residents,” a press release says. It opens the technological possibilities for things like more precise location data and video and photo sharing. “The conclusion of this migration will critically enhance public safety by adding significant capacity for large-scale emergencies involving high call volumes,” the release says. “In an emergency, every second counts and information is critical. Bringing this next-generation technology...

Our industry and COVID-19

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