9-1-1 and Cellular Telephones:
II wireless technology allows an incoming cellular 9-1-1 call to be plotted on a
map at each dispatch position depending on the cellular carrier and the
technology in the cellular telephone being used.
phone service (Vonage, Time Warner, etc) varies depending on your service
provider. Please read the fine print
from your VoIP provider about 9-1-1 and visit www.911voip.org
to learn more.
enacted legislation to charge .28 cents per cell phone to help cover expenses
providing 9-1-1 service to cell phone users.
This legislation will end in 2012. The
wireless charge is collected by the respective cell phone company and forwarded
to the state 9-1-1 coordinator. The
state coordinator oversees the disbursements of this fund to each county in