The FCC is issuing a proposal that hopes to bring our antiquated emergency services hotline into the 21st century. Plans to upgrade 911 to accept text messages and video have been in the works, but costs outlined in the proposal are holding it back. The FCC estimates it would cost $2.68 billion and ten years to bring the systems up to speed. Read the full article at Reuters.com
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