TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Old Phones Can't be Activated Anymore

Re: Old Phones Can't be Activated Anymore
29 Dec 2006 08:01:51 -0800

nonoise wrote:

> donate the phones for use by charitable organizations.

I often hear pitches to donate old cell phones to charity, such as

If the carriers won't activate old phones, how can a charitable
organization use them?

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Many of those older phones can
dial 911 in any event, so the users who are able to speak for
themselves can converse with police dispatchers, etc. PAT]

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