Automatic Location Identification (ALI) Database
An ALI Database is a secure database that contains the exact 9-1-1 address for given associated phone numbers. ALI stands for automatic location identification. This database is queried by the PSAP at the time of a 9-1-1 call to obtain the caller’s location. For example, if a caller dials 9-1-1, then the ALI Database will be able to provide first responders with a location instantly in order to cut down on response time. By allowing phone numbers to be in the ALI Database, emergency situations are allowed to be addressed faster and with more accuracy.
How Bandwidth is Involved with the ALI Database
What Are the Benefits of Bandwidth’s ALI Database
Bandwidth believes in promoting the safety of those who use our phone numbers. By enabling our numbers to be hosted in the ALI Database, information regarding the call can automatically be sent to emergency personnel who, in turn, can act quickly to provide help to a caller when they need it most.
Where We Talk About the ALI Database
On our site
In our downloads
- Purple Partners with Bandwidth to Help the Hard-of-Hearing Communicate With 9-1-1
- Local Exchange Carriers: How Bandwidth can help you expand your nationwide footprint
- 9-1-1 FAQ
- Bandwidth 9-1-1 Dynamic Location Routing