VoIP providers must provide 911

Posted on Friday, May 20 2005 @ 00:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The FCC today ordered VoIP providers to give users full access to emergency calling services.
"This situation is simply unacceptable," said FCC Chairman Kevin Martin. "Anyone who dials 911 has a reasonable expectation that he or she will be connected to an emergency operator."
The requirements will go in force within 120 days, in October. More details at Reuters


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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