Commercial Mobile Alert System

Read: Your Emergency Notification Cheat Sheet

Your Emergency Notification Cheat Sheet

This cheat sheet breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the most commonly used emergency alert systems.

Southern Wesleyan U. Safeguards Campus With SMS Notification System

Read: Colleges Want to Issue Wireless Emergency Alerts

Colleges Want to Issue Wireless Emergency Alerts

Read: The Truth About CMAS: Benefits and Limitations

The Truth About CMAS: Benefits and Limitations

The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) was activated nationwide this past weekend, enabling federal, state, territorial, tribal and local government officials to send 90-character, geographically-targeted text alerts to the public, warning of imminent threats to life and property. Here are some of the system’s pros and cons.

Read: N.Y. Unveils New CMAS Emergency Alert System

N.Y. Unveils New CMAS Emergency Alert System

Incorporate CAP to Improve Emergency Messaging Performance

Here’s how UCLA applies this standard for effective emergency alerting.

Fla. Tests 1st CMAS Compliant Cell Broadcast Message Emergency Alerts

Read: Definition of CMAS

Definition of CMAS

Scheduled to go into effect in 2012, the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) is said to eliminate the throughput/network traffic challenges cause by many SMS solutions.

Read: CMAS: The End of SMS Text Alerting as We Know It?

CMAS: The End of SMS Text Alerting as We Know It?

The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) is scheduled to roll out in 2012, but the new service will have limitations, particularly for campuses.

2 Reasons Why Your Mass Notification System Should Be CAP Compliant

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