Assessment of VoIP location capabilities to support emergency services

27 July 2011

This document is the final report of a study conducted for Ofcom by Analysys Mason into the ND1638 architecture designed by the Network Interoperability Consultative Committee (NICC) to provide location information for emergency calls made by VoIP users. The objective of this study is to help Ofcom to develop its understanding of the NICC architecture, including:

  • describing the capabilities and any limitations of the architecture
  • identifying the challenges of implementing the architecture
  • quantifying the implementation and on-going running costs.

Full report

Assessment of VoIP location capabilities to support emergency services (PDF, 1.2 MB)