A U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. has implemented a stay on an FCC order approved in September that would bring stricter standards for wireless carriers' E911 location-based accuracy. The three-judge panel granted the stay citing "procedural irregularities" because it said carriers are likely to win their legal challenge to the FCC's order. A group of rural carriers along with Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel sought the stay in an effort to stop the new rules from taking effect.
For more on the ruling:
- read this article from RCR News