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The FCC Takes a BOLD! Move Towards Text-To-911

The FCC Takes a BOLD! Move Towards Text-To-911

Text-to-911, the ability to reach emergency call takers through text messages. As of May 15, 2014, the four major U.S. carriers, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint began to offer text-to-911 to select markets. The Federal Communications Commission has began expanding the use of text-to-911 to gain access to Public Safety Agencies in some states, however, not all states and not all counties in those states have yet received this new mobile development. T