240,000,000+ calls made to 911 last year 76% were from cell phones
Current generation location technology allows a 911 Call Center to identify a wireless caller to within 300 meters of their location.
That's accurate enough to place you anywhere inside the new Yankee Stadium.
A 2013 Survey showed that 911 operators had a 10% chance of obtaining your accurate location in dense urban environments.
9 times out of 10, you will need to state where you actually are.
Americans are deaf
or hard of hearing.
Simply improving location precision and identification is estimated toSave 10,000 lives a year
Sources: FCC, NENA and Find Me 911 Coalition