Warnings Issued Over 911-Only Cell Phones

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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/135263852_cell14m.html An ad promoting a "911 Emergency Cell Phone" for $59.95 caught an elderly Seattle woman's eye after she had paid $40 for a wireless phone in case of emergencies and a $25 monthly fee, even though she never uses it. The Seattle Times says that several 911 experts, as well as officials for a number of wireless carriers and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), agree that the woman should not switch to the 911 emergency phone. The reason . . .

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