The NENA PSAP Readiness for Real-Time Text (RTT) Information Document provides guidelines for the introduction of Real-Time Text (RTT) to include comparisons among texting alternatives and an RTT readiness check list that can be used by PSAPs.
After careful consideration, NENA has decided to reschedule the NENA 2021 Conference & Expo, previously planned for June 26 - July 1 in Columbus, OH. The new dates are July 24-29 and Columbus remains our host city. We are excited to host the 9-1-1 community later this year; a revised conference schedule and event details will be available soon at nena.org/nena2021. We anticipate #NENA2021... more
As America?s state and local 9-1-1 authorities work to harness the capabilities of broadband and IP networks to improve emergency communications, the cybersecurity posture of 9-1-1 systems is a paramount concern. In an effort to develop and promote cybersecurity awareness and resources within the 9-1-1 community, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association and the Center for Internet Security, Inc.? (CIS?) have... more
For the first time ever, America?s 9-1-1 professionals will be honored as part of America?s college football bowl-game season. The broadcasts of 11 bowl games will feature special #ThankYou911 messages of support for the first first responders in the emergency-response chain: the men and women of 9-1-1 who answer more than 240 million calls for help each year. The salute to 9-1-1 professionals ?... more
The below letter from NENA's CEO, Brian Fontes, is being issued to America's governors urging them to prioritize the vaccination of 9-1-1 professionals against coronavirus.Dear Governors,Throughout the COVID crisis, our nation?s 9-1-1 professionals have been there for America, 24/7. They have selflessly prioritized our health and safety over their own by continuing to work in close quarters, many... more