Ala. emergency communications district sues over 9-1-1 fees

11/27/2012 | (Alabama)

The Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Communications District in Alabama has filed a lawsuit against Knology to force it to pay 9-1-1 emergency fees on every phone capable of calling 9-1-1. The case is similar to one against AT&T in 2006 that clarified questions about what constitutes a phone line, and officials say more than 100 other emergency communications districts could join the lawsuit from six other states.

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