GPS emergency call standards

arne anka openmoko at
Tue Mar 17 15:23:19 CET 2009

> Yep, but there seems to be some international agreement on the
> significance of 112.

at least in all states of the eu 112 has to work -- the last member to  
implement it only recently was bulgaria (see

though, in germany in future emergency calls are possible only _with_ a  
sim card inserted  
inhowfar that is a way to remedy the alleged misuses of emergency numbers  
seems rather questionable -- will probably kill more people than it saves.

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