The Federal Communications Commission says more hotel and motel operators are allowing guests to dial 9-1-1 directly in the event of an emergency.
Thousands of hotels do not allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a death in a Texas motel.
A grandfather’s initiative to allow hotel guests to dial 911 without having to press 9 first has received attention from an FCC official who is now seeking more information.
An advocacy group says two-thirds of all wireless 911 calls in Texas don’t provide enough location information for the caller, violating federal requirements.
The partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.
The news about the sudden passing of radio personality Kidd Kraddick was not only was a shock professionally and personally, but also prompted my brain to recall a story about him.
For younger generations, texting is a way of life. It’s how they make plans, share gossip, and it’s how many would expect they could make a cry for help.
Federal regulators are letting AT&T use an unused part of the airwaves for mobile broadband, potentially increasing the speed and capacity of its new LTE network.
August reminds me of why I am glad that federal rules were changed a little over 10 years ago, that permitted a broadcast licensee to own two television stations in the same area.
AT&T says it has agreed to buy NextWave Wireless, a company that holds the right to use sections of the wireless spectrum that could be used for broadband.
The Justice Department has sued AT&T, alleging they improperly billed the government for services that are designed for use by the deaf.
Television technology has come a long way, with digital-quality pictures and sound. But when TV started, it was, in some ways, very primitive.