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Nation’s 911 System Inching Towards Greater Accessibility

Date Released: 
Wed, 08/13/2014

Nation’s 911 System Inching Towards Greater Accessibility

Wireless providers will soon be required to make text-to-911 available on their networks, though not all emergency call centers are equipped to receive such messages. (Thinkstock)

A new federal rule is paving the way for 911 services to become more accessible for people with disabilities.

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