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Text To 911 Coming By 2014, As Top Four Mobile Carriers Agree To Work Together On The Issue

Text To 911 Coming By 2014, As Top Four Mobile Carriers Agree To Work Together On The Issue

Coming sooner than you might think.


The Big Four US mobile carriers–AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile–have just sent out a press release committing to push the issue of text to 911 capabilities, hopefully sooner than, but at least by, 2014.

These major players, plus The 911 Association and the Association for Public-Safety Communications Officials International, have decided to work together on standards and procedures to make this happen with a seamless transition to text to 911 services across the US.

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