Phone service in rural Mendocino, Sonoma counties under scrutiny

Phone service in rural Mendocino and Sonoma Counties under scrutiny
In the quest for faster telecommunications, the most basic crucial phone service that people rely on in emergencies – 911 – is facing a potentially dangerous erosion in reliability, especially in rural areas across the north coast where telephone services already are tenuous.
Source:  Santa Rosa Press Democrat 8-18-15