Definition of Enhanced 911 ((telephone)) communications system


Enhanced 911 ((telephone)) communications system means a public telephone system consisting of a network, database, and on- premises equipment that is accessed by dialing 911 and that enables reporting police, fire, medical, or other emergency situations to a public safety answering point. The system includes the capability to selectively route incoming 911 calls to the appropriate public safety answering point that operates in a defined 911 service area and the capability to automatically display the name, address, and telephone number of incoming 911 calls at the appropriate public safety answering point.
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