VoIP vs POTS (was Re: Operation Ghost Click)

Sean Harlow sean at seanharlow.info
Thu May 3 16:35:41 UTC 2012

On May 3, 2012, at 12:26, Mike Hale wrote:

> Don't cell companies already provide over-ride codes to various
> federal agencies to obtain emergency priority access to cell service?

That would be the Nationwide Wireless Priority Service.  Authorized users can dial *272<destination> to get priority on supported wireless networks.  If the landline networks are also backed up, they can make the call to (710) NCS-GETS which is the gateway number for the Government Emergency Telecommunications System which provides the same priority on POTS lines.

Sean Harlow
sean at seanharlow.info

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