CPS Files E-911 Test Result

CPS delivers accuracy of 46m (67% of the time) and 92m (95%), which is within the FCC's October 2003 requirements fo E-OTD technology

November 1, 2002

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K. -- A MAJOR step towards enabling E-OTD technology meet the FCC's E-911 accuracy requirements for October 2003 is announced today by Cambridge Positioning Systems Ltd (CPS). The news follows an FCC filing earlier this week by T-Mobile and its network equipment vendor partners that highlighted a range of new initiatives to improve location accuracy. Confirming that the FCC's October 2002 accuracy requirements had now been met, T-Mobile also announced plans to speed E-OTD deployment with new network upgrades and equipment rollouts.As part of this industry-wide push, CPS today filed with the FCC details of new E-OTD test results that show substantially improved location accuracy. In field trials, carried out recently, CPS delivered accuracy performance of 46m (67% of the time) and 92m (95%) - well within the FCC's October 2003 requirement of 50m/67% and 150m/95%.CPS Chief Executive Chris Wade said: "With 2002 accuracy levels met, the E-OTD industry is now focused on the 2003 requirement. It is clear we are making real progress. The tremendous levels of activity are now translating into agreed tangible improvements that will help us achieve our collective goal. Cambridge Positioning Systems

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