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Google and T-Mobile team up for better 911 caller location data

Google and T-Mobile are teaming up to make 911 calls better for cellphone users. Google is launching Emergency Location Services (ELS) with Android in the U.S., and T-Mobile is a partner in the launch. When an Android phone calls 911 and ELS is used, the phone sends a location to the emergency communications center using a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and sensors, giving you the same kind of location data that you’d get when … [read full article]