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Podcast: Mobile Location-based Emergency Alerts: Government or Commercial Sources?

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Tuesday, April 17th 2012


This past weekend, the Commercial Mobile Alert System went “live.” FEMA and the FCC are collaborating in this effort based on systems developed previously such as IPAWS and EAS and implemented because of The WARN Act. The system supports by nationwide as well as local emergencies. But commercial companies are both providing the backbone and the end user apps to either supplement or replace government issued warnings. Who will win and why? Will the public understand the difference and will multiple apps be necessary or should there be just one.

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Ping4 Integrates NOAA'S National Weather Service into its Hyperlocal Alerts App - MarketWatch
The Teachable Moment: Geography and the Boston Area Boil Water Advisory - All Points Blog
Tsunami Warning-You Are Located in the Threat Area - Directions Magazine
Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN) | FCC.gov
Wireless AMBER Alerts â„¢ System - AMBER Alert Version 5.00.01.1 (Build 1) 15-Dec-2009
WeatherCall
Alabama SAF-T-NET: A No-Cost Weather Notification Service for the State of Alabama | alabamasaftnet.com
TCS | CMAS (Commercial Mobile Alerts Solution) | Overview
2011 CMAS Are You Ready2
CMAS/WEA is Live!
CMAS Commercial Mobile Telephone Alerts | FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
FEMA: Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS)
National Emergency Alert System Goes Live
National Weather Service - Warning Decision Training Branch
FEMA: IPAWS Overview
Weather Call - WAAYTV.com- Huntsville, Alabama Television ...


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