This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
Vonage Boasts One Million VoIP Customers With E911
The company worked with 911 Public Safety Answering Points throughout the U.S. to turn on the emergency calling service, Vonage said.
VoIP service provider Vonage said Thursday that more than one million of its subscribers are equipped with Enhanced 911 (E911) emergency calling service, which automatically links a physical address with a caller's telephone number.
Vonage and other VoIP providers were instructed by the Federal Communications Commission last year to provide effective E911 service in the wake of incidents in which callers in need of emergency help were unable to establish their locations.
Vonage said it worked with 911 Public Safety Answering Points throughout the U.S. to turn on the emergency calling service. The VoIP calling firm noted that it has a national emergency call center for its customers who use Wi-Fi phones or other calling devices not directly connected to landline phones.
"With one million subscriber lines turned up with E911 service in just nine months, Vonage is leading the fastest nomadic E911 deployment in telecommunications history," said Jeffrey Cinron, Vonage's chairman and chief strategist, in a statement.
We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
2020 State of DevOps ReportDownload this report today to learn more about the key tools and technologies being utilized, and how organizations deal with the cultural and process changes that DevOps brings. The report also examines the barriers organizations face, as well as the rewards from DevOps including faster application delivery, higher quality products, and quicker recovery from errors in production.
IT Automation Transforms Network ManagementIn this special report we will examine the layers of automation and orchestration in IT operations, and how they can provide high availability and greater scale for modern applications and business demands.