Glossary

ALI (Automatic Location Identification)

The automatic display at the PSAP of the caller’s telephone number, the address/location of the telephone and supplementary emergency services information of the location from which a call originates.

Related Terms:

  • ALI Request A query for an ALI record sent from the PSAP to the ALI database.
  • ALI Retrieval The process by which a PSAP queries an ALI database with an ALI Request and receives a response with location and other available information.
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