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Fire Service Industry News: APCO Joins in Voluntary Industry Agreement to Offer Text to 9-1-1 Services

12/09/2012
The nation's four largest wireless carriers, joined by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), announced an agreement on a voluntary commitment to offer text-to-9-1-1 services.  APCO International helped to ensure that the agreement will best meet the needs of the public safety community and other stakeholders.  The four participating wireless service providers are AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon.  Shortly after being filed, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski stated that this agreement will “accelerate progress” on text-to-9-1-1, f...

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