U.S. makes strides in making text-to-9-1-1 available

01/8/2013 | Government Computer News

The U.S. is moving closer to having nationwide 9-1-1 texting capability as the Federal Communications Commission has issued proposed rules requiring carriers to offer the service and states have launched pilot projects to test the technology. Another major step forward came in December when AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile formed a pact with NENA and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials to have nationwide text-to-9-1-1 capabilities by May 15, 2014.

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