Wyoming Counties Announce New 911 Texting Service [telecom]

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A new emergency texting service has been unveiled in Albany and
Laramie counties.

Though the new service is expected to help those that are deaf and
hard of hearing contact emergency services, it is also expected to
help individuals whose lives may be endangered by calling 911. It is
recommended, however, that people seeking emergency services call 911
when possible.

The current technology only allows 160 character texts. Texters cannot
use emojis, pictures, videos, or other file attachments in their


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