Haze Lingers over Wireless EAS

Rockwell, Mark
July 2006
Wireless Week;7/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p10
Trade Publication
The article addresses issues pertaining to the implementation of the Wireless Emergency Alert System (EAS) in the U.S. The plans of the U.S. government to extend the coverage of EAS into wireless carriers is discussed. The basic idea of EAS is to have immediate access to wireless phone subscribers in the event of emergency situations. U.S. President George W. Bush has issued an executive order to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to implement wireless EAS services.


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