emergency alert system :
- n a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events
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- AT&T Updated Emergency Alert System Added to iPhone 5 and 4S
AT&T is featuring an emergency alert system on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. This has been made possible thanks to its new software which it recently upgraded. A series of governmental precautions...
June 15, 2013 - I4U
- AT&T now pushing iPhone update to add Wireless Emergency Alert
An FCC mandate for a Wireless Emergency Alert system implemented on mobile devices is now being delivered to iPhones by AT&T, the country's second-largest carrier. The government-issued messages will appear in a manner similar to text messages, reports AppleInsider, but are actually delivered by a different and faster system (at no charge to the user). They will include mandatory Presidential ...
June 15, 2013 - MacNN