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enhanced 911 (E911)

The number 911 is the emergency call number for the USA and other American countries. It is mandated by the Federal Communications Commission

(FCC). The Emergency Call also runs under the designation E911 (Enhanced 911) and must transmit the position information of the person seeking help in an emergency via mobile radio-based positioning. According to the FCC concept, the network operator must determine the position of the radio cell

foremergency calls and provide precise information about the position of the mobile device.

The emergency number used in Europe is 112.

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Englisch: enhanced 911 - E911
Updated at: 18.10.2020
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