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Is Geo-Targeting Wireless Emergency Alerts Possible?

Have mobile carriers made it possible to target alerts from the new national cellular alerting system to geographic areas smaller than counties?
Are they, or aren’t they?    It seems that way.

Under the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations that established the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), now officially known as Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), alerts were to […]

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Emergency Alerting Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

What are the Emergency Alerting lessons we learned from Hurricane Sandy?
Some nice dialogue on the LinkedIn Public Warning and Mass Notification System (MNS) group about lessons about emergency alerting from Sandy.  Todd Piett of Rave Mobile Safety said as they provided support to their customers in the northeast, these best practices were most obvious:

– Multi-model […]

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