At Motorola Solutions, we are proud to support the Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) communications needs of Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), Texas, which was the first beta site for our VESTA® SMS solution and the first public safety agency in the nation to deliver a native text-to-9-1-1 message through call processing equipment (not a third-party texting or messaging application)!
We recently captured the thoughts of Anita Pitt, 9-1-1 Program Manager at BVCOG, on video highlighting her team’s experience in implementing text-to-9-1-1. Watch it to:
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More about Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), Texas
BVCOG 9-1-1 serves seven PSAPs - Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, Washington and the City of Navasota. 80% of 9-1-1 calls these PSAPs take originate from a wireless phone. The BVCOG 911 team, led by 9-1-1 Program Manager Anita Pitt, were the first beta site for Motorola Solutions VESTA® SMS and VESTA™ Analytics solutions, as well as the first public safety agency in the nation to deliver a native text-to-9-1-1 message through call answering equipment.