typical home or work phone gives 9-1-1 call takers an exact
location. Cell phones with location technology only provide
an approximate location.
Typically only larger metropolitan areas have updated 9-1-1 equipment
and technology. Many 9-1-1 centers across the nation are
NOT equipped to receive location information. If you are in an
area that has implemented location technology and you have an outdated
phone, your location information may not be received by the
Choose your phone wisely. Your life could depend on it. Research
your decision and know the benefits and limitations of
the phone service prior to making a commitment or signing a contract.