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A Look at Wireless Emergency Alerts

A public service announcement about wireless emergency alerts explains how emergency messages are sent by local authorized government authorities through wireless carriers' networks. The alerts include…

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A public service announcement about wireless emergency alerts explains how emergency messages are sent by local authorized government authorities through wireless carriers' networks. The alerts include a unique sound and vibration, are no more than 90 characters, and instruct specific actions individuals should take. By CS Staff · April 08, 2014