FCC http://wunc.org en 911 Is Receiving Inaccurate Location Data From Cell Phone Calls http://wunc.org/post/911-receiving-inaccurate-location-data-cell-phone-calls <p></p><p>If you use a cell phone to call 9-1-1 from your home or office, there's a good chance the dispatch center will receive inaccurate coordinates to your location. That's according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission.</p><p></p><p>Wireless providers deliver location information to 9-1-1 centers with each call. Land line calls include a name and address. The FCC established location accuracy standards when people generally used land lines at home and cell phones on the road. But now, 70 percent of 9-1-1 calls come from cell phones.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:54:54 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 26933 at http://wunc.org 911 Is Receiving Inaccurate Location Data From Cell Phone Calls Rural North Carolina Struggles With Internet Access http://wunc.org/post/rural-north-carolina-struggles-internet-access <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:12pt;background:none repeat scroll 0% 0% white">A federal government report on Internet access <a href="http://wunc.org/post/expanding-nc-broadband-highway">ranked North Carolina last in the country for the rate of Internet subscription. &nbsp;</a></span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:41:06 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 24598 at http://wunc.org Rural North Carolina Struggles With Internet Access