November 22, 2022

EENA 2023: Save the Date!

The time has come to mark your calendar for the EENA Conference & Exhibition 2023! Next spring, we will be delighted to welcome you in person from 19 to 21 April in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At our landmark event, you will be able to discover our Exhibition Area, our Conferences and our inspiring Awards Ceremony! Be inspired by […]

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November 15, 2022

30 Signatories in Support for European Coordination on Emergency Caller Location Information Criteria

30 signatories have launched a position paper on the importance of European coordination on the parameters for setting accuracy and reliability criteria for emergency caller location information in the delegated regulation supplementing the requirements of the European Electronic Communications Code. On 14 November 2018, the entry into force of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) […]

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October 19, 2022

Power Outages Must Not Disrupt Access to Emergency Services

Continuity of access to emergency services must be safeguarded in the event of planned electricity outages. EENA calls on involved stakeholders to take every necessary measure to ensure access to emergency services.

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October 10, 2022

Welcome to Rapid Update!

Today, EENA has launched a new newsletter, bringing you the latest updates in emergency communications. Rapid Update brings you the knowledge you need in a brief, efficient format – readable in a 15 minute coffee break.

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September 22, 2022

EENA Members: Call for Abstracts for EENA Conference 2023

The EENA team is already preparing the next EENA Conference, which will take place on 19-21 April in Ljubljana. A benefit of being an EENA member is the opportunity to be part of the programme and share expertise on a specific topic, be it in a presentation or as panellist in a debate. For the […]

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September 12, 2022

The Potential Perils of 2G and 3G Switch Offs

European roamers travelling in the USA this year may not have access to a voice service because of VoLTE compatibility/interoperability issues between networks and handsets. This means affected end-users will have no access to emergency services from their devices, a very serious public safety concern. It is not the time to sensationalise, apportion blame or […]

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July 25, 2022

Many Europeans cannot call 911 when traveling to the US

The lack of 4G interoperability of certain phones and certain mobile network operators results in the impossibility to make any voice call when roaming in countries which have already phased out 2G and 3G networks, as it is the case in the United States. This means that in case of danger, these users are also […]

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June 30, 2022

Silly Coffee Break

Coffee Break The Portuguese people are famous for taking coffee breaks. In the morning, in the afternoon or at the end of the day. There are no rulesJust between us, many times the expression “let’s have a coffee” is an excuse for us to pause and chitchat.This is the objective of this newsletter: a triweekly […]

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June 29, 2022

Abu Dhabi Police renews Certificate of Quality Standard

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) is delighted to announce that the General Directorate for Central Operations of Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has renewed its Certificate of Quality Standard. 

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June 21, 2022

The majority of EU countries are still not complying with the EECC

Today, 21 June 2022, marks the deadline for EU Member States to implement article 110 of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). This article requires public authorities to deploy public warning systems based on telecommunications networks. In practice, this means that everyone in Europe should now be able to be warned on their mobile phone […]

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