Text 911? What to Know About the New Technology

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  • What You Need to Know About Text-to-911
  • Four Major Providers Offer 911 Texts
  • What States Have It?
  • Why There Is a Push for Text-to-911
  • Advancement Is Overdue
  • Use a Voice Call First
  • All Providers Expected to Have the Option

What You Need to Know About Text-to-911

In some emergencies, it might be better to text for help. Now, the FCC has taken the big step to add text-to-911 as an option to contact emergency help centers across the country. Take a look at what to know about the updated technology. Natelege Whaley 

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