Reply to post: Re: Mobile as the emergency option?

BT pushes ahead with plans to switch off telephone network


Re: Mobile as the emergency option?

>you don't get location information from mobile

Networks have always provided an area ID based on the cell the phone is connected to.

But if you have a smartphone there's a good chance it supports "Advanced Mobile Location" - the phone sends a 999 SMS with location data taken from any location info the phone itself has available.

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