Press Releases

Statewide System outage

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/1/2016

CONTACT: Barbara Neal, Executive Director

Phone: 802-828-4911

Vermont 9-1-1 System Status

At approximately 2:44 PM today, the Enhanced 9-1-1 Board became aware of a statewide 9-1-1 outage. Vermont 9-1-1 was unable to receive inbound 9-1-1 calls between 2:36 PM and 3:13 PM. The system is currently operational and 9-1-1 calls are being properly processed.

Sprint Launches Text-to-911 in Vermont

Montpelier, Vt. -- May 15, 2014 -- Beginning May 15th, Sprint customers in Vermont will be able to use their mobile phones to send a text message to 911 for emergency help.                                                                                                                     

AT&T Launch Text-to-911

Vermont 9-1-1 Board and AT&T Launch Text-to-911 Trial

Montpelier, Vt.—August, 23, 2013 – AT&T* customers in Vermont can now use their mobile phones to send a text message to 911 for emergency help on a trial basis. The service, which will be available to AT&T wireless customers during a six-month trial period, launches today.