TITLE

NYC UNVEILS MOBILE ALERTS PLATFORM

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the free Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN) service to be offered by New York City officials to mobile device users who would like to receive geographically-targeted public-safety messages including presidential alerts and threats to safety.
ACCESSION #
63615692

 

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