Special Committee (SC) Emergency Telecommunications (EMTEL)
The EMTEL Special Committee is responsible for the capture of European requirements concerning emergency communication services, covering typically the four scenarios in case of an emergency e.g. communication of citizens with authorities, from authorities to citizens, between authorities and amongst citizens. In addition, EMTEL deals with topics like location (e.g. Advanced Mobile Location), NG112 opening emergency services communications to data, video and text, communications involving IoT devices in emergency situations and alerting.
Beyond the delivery of specifications EMTEL is involved with Conformance testing and Plugtests, e.g. NG112 Communications.