How Your Life Safety Devices are Impacted by Landline Technology Phaseout

General, Safety

The emergency phones inside your elevators have historically been low-cost to maintain
and keep compliant. That is no longer the case. As cellular networks have become
more reliable and affordable, the traditional fixed phone line infrastructure has become
significantly more expensive as analog gets decommissioned.

What Does This Mean for You?

Moving away from traditional landlines isn’t a one-size-fits-all exercise. While your non-emergency communications can be switched to VoIP or other low-cost internet-based
solutions, life-safety devices such as elevator phones are required by code to maintain
strict communications reliability, and as such are transitioning to digital cellular services
to ensure compliance – at a significantly lower cost than fixed analog lines.

What Should I Do Next?

We strongly recommend upgrading your fixed lines to a Kings III cellular solution today
to lower your costs, ensure code compliance and guarantee reliability for the future.
Kings III is an all-inclusive emergency phone monitoring provider helping buildings
across the US modernize their emergency phone systems. Learn more about Kings III.

Below is a quick rundown of just a few of the reasons we are recommending Kings III:

  • Dedicated dispatch center answers only emergency calls
  • AEMD/Red Cross trained professional dispatchers
  • Code compliant cellular solution to cut costly phone lines
  • Installation, equipment & lifetime maintenance included


It’s important to address a line replacement solution for your emergency communication
devices before the analog phaseout affects you. Please feel free to contact us with any
questions about your emergency elevator phones or our Kings III recommendation.