Ooma Adds 911 Notifications To All Phones

If you dial 911 one on a VoIP phone you might be in a bit of trouble – many systems don’t support the location services most 911 operators use to find out where you are when you’re in trouble. So what to do? Well, Ooma has added a feature that should assuage the worry slightly. They’ve added 911 notification services that contact up to three people via email or text.

You can add the feature to your current Ooma line. It will trigger as soon as someone dials 911 and you, along with the dispatcher, will know something is wrong. It gives you a bit of peace of mind and it lets you confirm there is actually a problem and it’s just not the kids trying all the possible three-number combinations on your Ooma phone.

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