Skip to content

9-1-1 Location Accuracy

Locating 9-1-1 callers presents a challenge for emergency communications centers, especially for indoor locations. In recent years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revised the location accuracy rules for wireless 9-1-1 calls and multi-line telephone systems. APCO has advocated for sensible improvements aimed at ensuring that ECCs receive actionable location information.

Here, we provide materials to help you learn the facts about the FCC’s recent actions to change the 9-1-1 location requirements.

Wireless Calls

FCC Establishes Z-Axis Metric for Vertical Accuracy for 9-1-1 Calls Placed Indoors

FCC Expands 9-1-1 Location Accuracy Rules to Apply to Indoor Wireless Calls

Calls Made From Multi-line Telephone Systems and Other Technologies