BE-Alert to launch nationwide from next year at earliest

Thursday 12 June 2014 | 14:28 CET | News
The BE-Alert warning system will be deployed over all of Belgium next year at the earliest, De Standaard reported, citing a statement from the Belgian Crisis Centre. The system is currently being tested in 33 municipalities. Regulator BIPT started a consultation late last year on a government proposal for the project. The system is similar to NL-Alert, which launched in November 2012, whereby the government can send a voice or text warning in case of an impending catastrophe. During the trial of BE-Alert, warnings will be initially sent to people who have signed up to the service. At a later

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