Help! 911 Texting Coming in 2014, FCC Says

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Finally! The FCC has announced a voluntary two-year plan to allow users on the nation’s four largest carriers to text 911, and actually be assured of getting the help they need. The FCC expects the plan to go into effect in most areas next year with the 90 percent of the nation’s wireless subscribers receiving coverage by May 15, 2014.

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