text to 911

North Carolina opens next-generation 911 monitoring center


A new facility in Raleigh is meant to enable a smooth transition away from the aging analog systems used in dozens 911 call centers across the state today.

Connecticut is the latest to roll out statewide text-to-911 service


"This is an important innovation that will indubitably save lives," Gov. Dannel Malloy said in announcing the new service.

Text-to-911 now available across Iowa


The state is close to its goal of 100 percent availability of the service across all counties.

With text-to-911 system, Maryland takes first step toward digital emergency communications


The state has funded a two-year contract for a local company to shift Maryland into the digital era.

New Jersey unveils statewide 'text-to-911' service


The new system will let anyone in the state use a text message to report an emergency.

South Carolina county rolls out text-to-911 system


Ahead of the FCC's June requirement, a South Carolina county is rolling out text-to-911 service. But it still can't pinpoint the precise location of a texter.