NL-Alert to extend to 4G networks by Sept 2015

Monday 14 July 2014 | 16:00 CET | News
Dutch operators will have until September 2015 to make sure the NL-Alert cell broadcast service works over 4G networks, the government announced. The NL-Alert service is used by police and emergency services to alert people by text message of emergency situations in their area. It's designed to ensure everyone with a mobile phone in the targeted area receives the messages. A test earlier this year found that it was not working for all 4G phone users. The government is still finalising new technical specifications for the service, including minimum availability and delay times for the

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