Survey Highlights Cell Phone Safety Gap: Two-Thirds Think 9-1-1 Can Find Them Indoors, but Carriers Fight Location Requirements

Large Majority Support FCC Rule Requiring Carriers to Provide Accurate Indoor Locations, Want Rule Enforced in <2 Years; Nearly Two-Thirds Would Consider Switching Cell Carriers for Better 9-1-1 Location Accuracy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

A new survey of more than 1,000 consumers found a dramatic gap between the limited location requirements for cell phone carriers and broad public expectations that wireless callers can be found by emergency responders if they dial 9-1-1 in an emergency. 

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