Glossary

911

911 is a three-digit telephone number used to report any emergency situation. Calls placed to 911 are generally routed to a PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) and responded to by a public safety agent.

How Bandwidth is Involved with 911

Bandwidth offers nationwide 911 services for service providers with nomadic, mobile, and static applications. If you offer IP-based or other wireline voice service, voice applications or call center services, we’ve got a solution for you. As of June 30, 2017, Bandwidth supports roughly 8 million 911 enabled phone numbers on behalf of its customers.

What Are the Benefits of 911

Bandwidth is one of only three providers able to route VoIP 911 calls directly into the nation’s 911 infrastructure and the only one to offer single-source access to nationwide voice and SMS. You benefit from streamlined operations and less vendors to manage so you can instead focus on doing what you do best — keeping your customers happy.

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