E911 stands for Enhanced 911, and it’s the part of the 911 system that automatically ties a location to the call—whether it’s a specific address or coordinates.
What is Kari’s Law? #
Kari’s Law requires direct 911 dialing and notification capabilities in multi-line telephone systems (MLTS), which are typically found in enterprises such as office buildings, campuses, and hotels. … In addition, MLTS (Multi-Line Telephone System) installers, managers, and operators must ensure that the systems support 911 direct dialing.
What is Ray Baum’s Act? #
Ray Baum’s Act requires that all 911 calls must have an accurate, dispatchable location. Section 506 of the Ray Baum’s Act defines ‘dispatch-able location’ as:
Street Address: 777 N. Tryon St.
Floor: 12th flr
Room # or Zone: Room 1211/SW Corner
What is E911? #
We mentioned earlier that E911 stands for Enhanced 911, and it’s the part of the 911 system that automatically ties a location to the call—whether it’s a specific address or coordinates.
Why is This Important? #
It assigns a physical address to your number. E911 allows you to communicate metadata when emergency calls are made for a faster response than would normally occur. In short, e911 ties a physical address to your IP phone numbers, making it possible for Fire / Police/ other Emergency Services teams to be sent to an accurate location. If a phone is physically moved to a new address, that information should be updated immediately.
How to Update E911 Information? #
Please Note: Only the Super Users or Administrators can add or edit e911 location information.
- To begin to update E911 information, go to your E911 portal at myonecloud.com/login.
- Log in with your MyOneCloud administrative credentials.
- Click the Provisioning tab.