Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1)
Text with 9-1-1 (T9-1-1) allows customers that are members of the Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Speech Impaired (DHHSI) community to communicate with an emergency 9-1-1 operators via text-message once they have registered for the service.
As of January 23, 2014 chatr will be T9-1-1 service ready across Canada (where local emergency 9-1-1 call centres have made the necessary upgrades to support T9-1-1 service). To view T9-1-1 call centers roll out schedules and FAQs, visit www.textwith911.ca. Registration for the service is available now.
Compatible Devices for Customers using T9-1-1
To use the T9-1-1 service, users must have a compatible handset (i.e. the wireless device must support voice and text simultaneously). Grey market or non-certified chatr devices have not been tested and may not support T9-1-1 service.
All chatr mobile devices launched since 2013 and the following wireless devices have been tested and found to support T9-1-1 service.
Compatible handsets launched prior to 2013:
- LG L3
- LG A133CH
- LG P505CH