[rescue] VOIP

Mike Nicewonger twmaster at twmaster.com
Mon Oct 13 00:50:34 CDT 2003

> With GSM, it's part of the Service Providers contract with the GSM
> associtation. I think there is a law in the U.S. that requires 911
> service from all SP's.
> If I remember correctly, an AMPS (old style analog cell phone) has to be
> able to make 911 calls until sometime in 2005 in the U.S. without needing
> a service contract.
That is correct. Tiger Direct (the pc selling bags) were some time ago
selling mobile phone emergency kits (old analog phones to use for dialing
911 on the go)

I wonder how many suckers bought into that?

Mike N

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