Phone adapter with router
aledm at qix.co.uk
Wed Mar 11 11:04:19 UTC 2015
On 11 March 2015 at 10:45, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:
> On 11/03/2015 10:02, Baldur Norddahl wrote:
> > It should be possible to do the emergency call without a SIM. That way
> > got 112 / 911 calls covered...
> emergency calls without sim are part of the gsm standard. So unless the
> OP's provider is doing something terribly wrong and probably illegal, you
> can make a 112 call on any mobile device anywhere in the world within range
> of a compatible radio signal.
Can't find a definitive reference but this concurs with my recollection of
a policy introduced in 2009:
Some people think that 999 calls can be made from a phone without a SIM. In
fact, because of the high number of hoax calls, the United Kingdom decided
to block emergency calls from mobile phones without a SIM card.
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