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Dutch to test NL-Alert cell broadcast system 01 June

Wednesday 27 May 2015 | 10:19 CET | News
The Dutch government announced plans to test the NL-Alert system 01 June. Around midday a message will be sent nationwide to help ensure mobile users have their phones set up correctly to receive the emergency alerts. The message will make clear that it's a test and no further action is required. All the mobile operators support NL-Alert on their 2G and 3G networks, while 4G access is expected to be ready by December this year. While most phones are set up automatically to receive NL-Alert, some still require manual adjustment. NL-Alert uses the cell broadcast system rather than SMS, so it

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