The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and RAY BAUM’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations.

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Many tech companies will have you believe that if you haven’t migrated to a fully cloud-based environment, then you are behind the times. While cloud-based communications will eventually take precedence, for most the road to get there isn’t so direct.

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Jumping right into a cloud-based communication system can be complicated by cost, as well as the size and complexity of your unique enterprise. Opting instead for a hybrid deployment can be an attractive option for enterprises that are not yet ready to...

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and RAY BAUM’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations.

The new FCC...

If we have an emergency at our place of work, our expectation is to be able to dial 9-1-1 from whatever device we may be using and to connect to a dispatcher. Not only do we expect this connection, we expect the call will yield an efficient and accurate response.

However, many companies have been relying on their employees NOT dialing 9-1-1 from specific devices. By...

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations.

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If you are not already aware, the FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019 that affects all businesses nationwide. The Report and Order specifies rules for both Kari’s Law and Section 506 of RAY BAUM’s Act. We discussed Kari’s Law last week, which you can read about here . This week we will delve into what actions your business must take in order to comply with the new rules outlined in Section 506 of RAY BAUM’s Act....

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations.

The new FCC regulations are MORE STRINGENT than the current Mississippi state law, which we discuss below.

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We’ve been reviewing the new FCC Report and Order quite a bit, and the most pressing mandates seem to pertain to Kari’s Law. Luckily, it is not so difficult for your company to comply with these newly outlined requirements. In fact, we are here to make compliance as easy as possible for your enterprise. Below, we will explain Kari’s Law and the actions you need to take to fulfill the FCC’s Order.

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The history of how Kari’s Law came to be is both a tragedy...

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations.

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On August 1, 2019, the FCC adopted an official Report and Order, which affects all enterprises nationwide. The FCC was adamant that no exceptions be made for small businesses, non-profits, government agencies, or medical facilities. Everyone will be required to follow these new requirements. We are still waiting for the Order to be published in the Federal Register, which will determine exact deadlines. However, we do know the Report and Order provides rules for both Kari’s Law and the Ray Baum Act. These rules will affect your business’s communication system, specifically regarding its...