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November 29, 2010

Future 911 system ‘may accept text and video messages’

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:15 am

by the BBC

The 911 system does not currently support text, photo or video messages from mobile phones The US Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is considering updating the 911 emergency call system to accept photo, text and video messages. Roughly 70% of 911 calls are already being made from mobile telephones, said FCC chairman Julius Genachowski. But the 911 system does not currently “support the communication tools of tomorrow”, he added.

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