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Chile to block all phones without emergency alert capability

Friday 21 December 2018 | 11:26 CET | News
Chilean telecom regulator Subtel has announced that it will start blocking all mobile devices that haven't been registered under the multiband/SAE regulations at the start of next year. The regulations require smartphones, tablets, IoT and other mobile devices to be compatible with all active frequency bands and the ability to receive alerts of possible earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions from the country's early warning system (SAE).

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Companies: Subtel
Countries: Chile
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