Vodafone activates NL-Alert on 3G network

Friday 9 August 2013 | 10:26 CET | News
Vodafone has activated the public alarm system NL-Alert on its 3G network. The Dutch operator has been working with handset manufacturers to ensure support for the cell broadcast system, and customers with 3G handsets supporting the technology can now receive the emergency messages sent out by public authorities. Vodafone was in the news earlier this year because its 3G network did not support NL-Alert. The company said the system worked, but it had not activated it as too many customers could be bothered by their handsets automatically turning the functionality on and off. The company said

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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