The Real Reason You Can’t Text 911 | Nextgov.com


.. critics worry that the FCC’s rules will confuse the public precisely because of the gulf between cell phones’ capabilities and the reality of emergency call centers.

Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai voted against it because, he says, “it encourages the public to dive into text-to-911 functionality when in reality there’s hardly any water in the pool.”

via The Real Reason You Can’t Text 911 – Nextgov.com.

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