Friday, August 12, 2005

Internet phone carriers still seeking 911 replies

An AP newswire article by Jeremy Pelofsky, via Yahoo! News, reports that:

Some of the top U.S. Internet phone providers told U.S. regulators this week they are still trying to obtain acknowledgments from customers that they know the limitations of dialing 911 with their service.

Some customers of Internet phone service, known as Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), have had trouble getting help when dialing the emergency number 911, which prompted the Federal Communications Commission to order changes.


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