Emergencies?

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dank
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Emergencies?

Post by dank » Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:56 am

Has anyone had an emergency of some sort and needed to call 911?

I would be curious to hear your input on Ooma's performance during this situation.

koehn
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Re: Emergencies?

Post by koehn » Fri Apr 17, 2009 11:42 am

I test-dialed 911 since I don't like to wait for emergencies. The dispatcher had my name, address, and phone number, just like she's supposed to.

niknak
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Re: Emergencies?

Post by niknak » Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:51 pm

I did too and they had correct address

bachguy40
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Re: Emergencies?

Post by bachguy40 » Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:37 pm

Same here - they had my name and address correct.

BUT... you really NEED to verify this before an emergency. DO NOT call 911 until you first call the local police non-emergency (7-digit) number and explain what you'd like to do. I assume most police stations are becoming aware of this need to check with VOIP phones.

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