emergency communication

emergency communication

Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

thenextweb.com
Verizon has selected a vendor that will help the company deliver the ability to text 911 emergency services, The Hill has learned. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski commended the company for the move. By accepting texts in this way, in lieu of a phone call, Verizon could set the stage for those...
Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

Is a Landline Still a Lifeline?

www.theatlantic.com
The Washington Post reports that 2.3 million Northern Virginia subscribers were left without emergency 911 service for several days after the torrential windstorms in the Washington area in late June:The 911 failure, of which the generator failure was only one factor, began hours after the severe derecho thunderstorm passed through...
Is a Landline Still a Lifeline?
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