• September 2nd, 2014

Every day across the country, firefighters and paramedics respond to urgent calls for help. But many of those responders say it’s taking longer to make their way through congested streets and past inattentive drivers. there are simply more pedestrians, more drivers, more distractions, and more cars that are nearly sound-proof – making it hard to […]

  • May 20th, 2014

In a big step toward moving the nation’s emergency dispatch system out of voice-only technology that dates to the 1960s, four major wireless sphone companies are now providing text-to-911 services to local governments that want it. Sprint, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile began offering the service to local governments this month and it’s being used […]