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Vonage® Equips Over 80 New Counties With Enhanced 911 Capabilities


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Vonage and PSAPs Work Together to Turn Up E911 for Customers Across the U.S.

Holmdel, NJ, December 14, 2005 – Vonage Marketing, a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp., a leading provider of broadband phone service, today announced that it has been continuing to roll out Enhanced 911 service to large and small cities across the U.S. In just two weeks, Vonage has equipped an additional 140 locally-run emergency call centers, in over 80 counties, with E911 ─ a feature that automatically associates a physical address with the calling party’s telephone number.

In June, the FCC gave Vonage, and all Internet-based phone service companies, 120 days to create an E911 system from scratch, and provide all of its customers, wherever they are in the U.S., with E911 service. In that amount of time, Vonage worked closely with local 911 call centers, also known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), across the country to turn on E911 for as many customers as it could bringing the total number of ready PSAPs to nearly 900. Vonage continues to test and turn up new PSAPs which are VoIP ready every day and will continue to do so until it meets the FCC’s mandate of 100% compliance.

“We are doing everything in our power to get E911 to all Vonage customers as quickly as possible,” said Jeffrey A. Citron, Vonage’s Chairman and CEO. “Vonage continues to work tirelessly with the FCC, regulators, Congress and public safety to turning up a national E911 system. We will not rest until every single Vonage customer has equal access to E911. Regardless of when or where or how they’re calling 911, our goal is to get them help when they need it and we will not quit until we do that.”

Since November 28th, Vonage has added the following counties to its list of those with E911 capabilities:

STATE, COUNTIES - FCC ID NUMBER(S)
Connecticut, Fairfield - 1359, 1370, 1363, 1420, 1386, 1398, 1396, 1344, 1374
Connecticut, Hartford - 1387, 1342, 1348, 1399, 1339, 1393, 1378, 1368, 1362, 1395
Connecticut, Litchfield - 1350, 1400
Connecticut, Middlesex - 7715
Connecticut, New Haven - 1354, 1358, 1303, 1408, 1351
Connecticut, New London - 1397
Connecticut, Tolland - 1401
Connecticut, Windham - 1384
Florida, Brevard - 1673, 1642
Florida, Broward - 1665
Florida, Escambia - 1627, 1502,
Florida, Flagler - 1506
Florida, Pasco - 7940, 7941, 1478, 1626
Florida, Seminole - 1689
Georgia, Cobb - 1700
Illinois, De Kalb - 2420
Illinois, Randolph - 2400
Indiana, Porter - 2648
Indiana, Union - 2680
Maryland, Anne Arundel - 3208
Maryland, Charles - 3218
Maryland, Dorchester - 3219
Maryland, Kent - 3227
Maryland, Wicomico - 3238
Massachusetts, Hampden - 7743
Massachusetts, Middlesex - 7715, 7745
Michigan, Muskegon - 3495
New York, Broome - 5044
New York, Erie - 5168, 5112, 5110, 5109, 5092, 5088, 5076, 5069, 5065, 5052, 5045, 5032, 7988, 7987, 5074
New York, Rensselaer - 5185
New York, Rockland - 5209
New York, Schenectady - 5189, 5086
New York, Suffolk - 5204, 5205, 5202, 5033
New York, Westchester - 5233, 5195, 5155, 5123, 5038, 5149, 5171, 101036, 5132, 5095, 5232
North Carolina, Cleveland - 4438
Ohio, Clinton - 5566
Oregon, Washington - 5842
Pennsylvania, Delaware -5882
Pennsylvania, Beaver - 5852
Pennsylvania, Berks - 5854
Pennsylvania, Fayette - 5888
Pennsylvania, Lawrence - 5902
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - 5869
Vermont, Washington - 7235
Virginia, Alexandria City - 7079
Virginia, Amherst - 7082
Virginia, Arlington - 7084
Virginia, Chesapeake City - 7102
Virginia, Chesterfield - 7103
Virginia, Colonial Heights City - 7110
Virginia, Culpeper - 7114
Virginia, Frederick - 7131
Virginia, Fredericksburg City - 7132
Virginia, Henrico - 7145
Virginia, Hopewell City - 7147
Virginia, Isle of Wight - 7148
Virginia, Loudoun - 7157
Virginia, Lynchburg City - 7160
Virginia, Manassas City - 7162
Virginia, Manassas Park City - 7163
Virginia, Newport News City - 7171
Virginia, Norfolk City - 7172
Virginia, Poquoson City - 7182
Virginia, Portsmouth City - 7183
Virginia, Prince George -7185
Virginia, Prince William - 7186
Virginia, Roanoke - 7193
Virginia, Roanoke City - 7192
Virginia, Salem City - 7196
Virginia, Southampton - 7202
Virginia, Spotsylvania - 7203
Virginia, Stafford - 7204
Virginia, Suffolk City - 7106
Virginia, Westmoreland - 7109
Washington, King - 7346, 7370
Washington, Kitsap - 7293
Washington, Pierce - 7250, 7361
Washington, Skagit - 7349
Washington, Snohomish - 7352, 7353
West Virginia, Wayne - 7600

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