9-1-1

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9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.wikipedia
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Enhanced 9-1-1

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In approximately 96 percent of the United States, the enhanced 9-1-1 system automatically pairs caller numbers with a physical address.
Enhanced 911, E-911 or E911 is a system used in North America to automatically provide the caller's location to 911 dispatchers.

Emergency service

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In over 98% of locations in the United States and Canada, dialing "9-1-1" from any telephone will link the caller to an emergency dispatch office — called a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) by the telecommunications industry — which can send emergency responders to the caller's location in an emergency.
In some countries, one number is used for all the emergency services (e.g. 911 in the U.S., 999 in the UK).

112 (emergency telephone number)

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112 is the equivalent emergency number used in the European Union and various other countries.
In some countries, calls to 112 are not connected directly but forwarded by the GSM network to local emergency numbers (e.g. 911 in North America or 000 in Australia).

Dispatcher

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In over 98% of locations in the United States and Canada, dialing "9-1-1" from any telephone will link the caller to an emergency dispatch office — called a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) by the telecommunications industry — which can send emergency responders to the caller's location in an emergency.
"Public safety dispatchers" (also known as emergency dispatchers, Telecommunications Officers, Telecommunicators or 9-1-1 dispatchers) receive calls from individuals who need assistance from Firefighters, Police Officers, and Emergency Medical Services.

Haleyville, Alabama

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Alabama Telephone Company decided to implement it ahead of AT&T, choosing Haleyville, Alabama, as the location.
On February 16, 1968 the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system in the nation went into service in Haleyville.

000 (emergency telephone number)

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000 is used in Australia.
Due to special configuration in their firmware, some 3G or GSM mobile phones sold in Australia will redirect other emergency numbers, such as 9-1-1 and 9-9-9, to 000.

North American Numbering Plan

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9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.

Emergency telephone number

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9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.
Most GSM mobile phones have 112, 999 and 911 as pre-programmed emergency numbers that are always available.

N11 code

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9-1-1, also written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes.

Public safety answering point

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In over 98% of locations in the United States and Canada, dialing "9-1-1" from any telephone will link the caller to an emergency dispatch office — called a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) by the telecommunications industry — which can send emergency responders to the caller's location in an emergency.

999 (emergency telephone number)

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999 is used in Bangladesh, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and many British territories amongst other places.
North America later standardised on 9-1-1, with +1-204-999-xxxx eventually reassigned as a standard mobile telephone exchange.

3-1-1

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It is intended, in part, to divert routine inquiries and non-urgent community concerns from the 9-1-1 number which is reserved for emergency service.

Next Generation 9-1-1

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Next Generation 9-1-1 (abbreviated NG9-1-1) refers to an initiative aimed at updating the 9-1-1 service infrastructure in the United States and Canada to improve public emergency communications services in a growingly wireless mobile society.

Emergency medical dispatcher

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In a parallel evolution, the development of 9-1-1 as a national emergency number began in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1959.

9-1-1 Tapping Protocol

The tapping protocol is an initiative developed by the City of New York to provide members of the deaf and hard of hearing community, as well as others who are unable to voice, with a means of directly reporting emergencies to 9-1-1 from the streets of New York City.

Dial 1119

The telephone number "1119" is the police emergency number in the film.

Voice over IP

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As Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology matured, service providers began to interconnect VoIP with the public switched telephone network and marketed the VoIP service as a cheap replacement phone service.
VoIP services operating in Canada are required to provide 9-1-1 emergency service.

National Emergency Number Association

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The average wireless 9-1-1 fee in the United States, based on the fees for each state as published by the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), is around $.72.
One of NENA's main functions is to grade the quality of the 9-1-1 (the Universal Emergency Number since 1968) services that exist throughout the United States of America.

Global Positioning System

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To locate a mobile telephone geographically, there are two general approaches: to use some form of radiolocation from the cellular network, or to use a Global Positioning System receiver built into the phone itself.
The problems could also affect the Federal Aviation Administration upgrade to the air traffic control system, United States Defense Department guidance, and local emergency services including 911.

Toronto

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In April 2008, an 18-month-old boy in Calgary, Alberta died after a Toronto VoIP provider's 9-1-1 operator had an ambulance dispatched to the address of the family's previous abode in Mississauga, Ontario.
Because the city is also home to many other languages, municipal services, most notably its 9-1-1 emergency telephone service, is equipped to respond in over 150 languages.

Prank call

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Like other emergency numbers around the world, this number is intended for use in emergency circumstances only, and using it for any other purpose (such as making false or prank calls) is a crime in certain jurisdictions.

Crime

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Like other emergency numbers around the world, this number is intended for use in emergency circumstances only, and using it for any other purpose (such as making false or prank calls) is a crime in certain jurisdictions.

Philippines

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In the Philippines, the 9-1-1 emergency hotline has been available to the public since August 1, 2016, although it was first available in Davao City.

9-1-1 (Philippines)

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In the Philippines, the 9-1-1 emergency hotline has been available to the public since August 1, 2016, although it was first available in Davao City.

Davao City

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In the Philippines, the 9-1-1 emergency hotline has been available to the public since August 1, 2016, although it was first available in Davao City.