Belgian govt to develop SMS alert system

Friday 13 November 2015 | 10:11 CET | News
The Belgian government is developing a SMS alert system to warn residents in emergency situations, De Tijd writes. According to the plans at the interior ministry, all three mobile networks would send a SMS to all phones in the area, including foreign users, to alert people about emergency situations. Agreements have already been reached with Base, Proximus and Mobistar. Legislation and an EU tender are still needed in order to implement the system, which will be integrated with the BE-Alert started in March 2014. The aim is to reach 100 percent of the mobile population and also see how many

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Base / Mobistar / Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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