ST-GEORGES, Quebec, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Komutel inc. announces today that it is ready to begin testing the new NENA EIDO (Emergency Incident Data Object) scheme as part of its ongoing participation in Canadian GN trials.
June 13th, 2021 CRTC decision 2021-199 established on March 1S t 2022 as the date by which NG9-1-1 network providers should be ready to provide NG9-1-1 Voice, wherever Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) have been established in a particular region.
Furthermore, in early June 2021, the Chair of the Emergency Services Working Group (ESWG) also confirmed that the NENA Public Review version of the new EIDO specification and schema (Version NENA-STA-021.1 Public review NENA911 / EIDO-JSON (github.com)) was released and that All NG9-1-1 call handling providers are expected to use that version and support this EIDO scheme selected for Canada for Day 1 implementation by PSAPs in time for the launch of NG9-1-1 voice services in Canada.
“Together with our partners, we are very excited to continue to play a leadership role in supporting PSAPs with their migration plans for NG9-1-1 compliance. As one of the first vendors to commit to and support selected new NG9-1-1 specifications in Canada, we provide PSAPs with the opportunity to test their Call Handling Functional Element (CHFE) as soon as the specifications are available, which allow more time to test. in your enviroment. Since we have successfully tested and currently support the approved interim EIDO scheme for NG trials in Canada, this represents a natural evolution of our CHFE solution. We have a proven history of partnering with Canadian PSAPs and our focus continues to be on designing and implementing custom solutions that meet all of your specific needs while minimizing risk and disruption. There is a significant benefit to testing new specifications, functions and features well before the start of March 1, 2022 of the PSAP onboarding date. “
We take this opportunity to sincerely thank our partners and PSAPs participating in NG testing for their significant investment of time and resources over the past several years in helping to launch NG9-1-1 services in Canada.
Komutel is a leading Canadian developer of 9-1-1 communication solutions that easily integrate with our Public Safety Customer’s existing IT and telecommunications infrastructure (IT, VoIP, TDM, UC, Centrex, VM, mobile and radio) . Komutel’s portfolio of 9-1-1 solutions is designed to facilitate cost-effective migration from legacy environments to NG9-1-1 based on Nena i3 standards, while minimizing risk and disruption as much as possible. possible. Based on open standards, Komutel’s architecture enables customers to implement modular applications according to their specific operational needs, requirements and preferences. Komutel is a privately owned Canadian company founded in 2001. www.komutel.com