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New FCC boss leaps into action by… creating three committees to look at longstanding problems and come back at some point

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

" 911 fee diversion, for instance, is when a state puts a 911 fee on the phone bill, which is normal,"

Wait...what? You have to PAY to make an emergency 911 call?

I know a national 911 system is relatively new to the US, but here in the UK, our 999 emergency number has always been free.

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