TITLE

Haze Lingers over Wireless EAS

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21853070

 

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