Will I be able to call 911?
The ability to access emergency services by dialing 911 is a vital component of public safety and emergency preparedness. It is imperative that consumers of telephone service be able to reach emergency services regardless of the technology used to place a 911 call.

To ensure that a consumer's choice of VoIP for telephone service does not adversely affect that consumer's ability to access emergency services, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken steps to require that providers of "interconnected" VoIP services (VoIP services that use the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), including wireless networks, to originate and terminate calls) meet Enhanced 911 (E911) obligations. E911 systems automatically provide a 911 caller's call back number and, in most cases, location information to emergency personnel.

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1. Does it replace my current phone?
2. What happens when my power goes out?
3. Will my alarm work with VOIP?
4. Will I be able to call 911?
5. What is interconnected VoIP service?