Sunday, June 26, 2005

Level 3 Supports NENA's E-911 Program

Level 3 Communications has become a program partner in the Next Generation E-911 Program of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the study, advancement and implementation of as America's universal emergency number. As a program partner, Level 3 is assigned to the Technical Roundtable, a group focused on identifying technical solutions that will help facilitate Enhanced 911 services.

Level 3 also released the results of a recent online consumer awareness survey conducted in conjunction with Harris Interactive. The study found that 68% of U.S. adults have heard of Voice over IP. In addition, 40% of respondents have heard of VoIP but do not consider themselves very familiar with the technology. The survey also found that adults who have heard of VoIP consider lower price (60%) and clear, reliable connection (49%) the top factors when considering adopting VoIP service.

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