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Mobile Network Operators & Advanced Mobile Location
Launch of new EENA Membership and first ever webinar dedicated to European Mobile Network Operators.
EENA is happy to announce the launch of the EENA Mobile Network Operators Group (or MNOs Group), a new type of EENA membership, with a strongly technical focus. The aim of the MNOs Group is to bridge communication between European MNOs on emergency calling issues, understand the needs and challenges they face and contribute to solving issues together. The group already gathers 11 members (10 MNOs from 8 European countries and 1 MNO at the European level).
The first ever webinar dedicated to MNOs took place on 16 February on the topic of Advanced Mobile Location (or AML), a caller location technique implemented in the UK and currently explored in many European countries as a solution to problematic caller location in an emergency. The webinar was attended by 16 MNOs from 11 countries.
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EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens' requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.
The EENA memberships include more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 80 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers.