Delivering Targeted Alerts – Advancing the Wireless Emergency Alerts 3.0 System An ATIS Webinar

WHAT: A forthcoming ATIS webinar, Delivering Targeted Alerts – Advancing the Wireless Emergency Alerts 3.0 System, features key industry experts presenting the advanced geo-targeting capabilities of WEA 3.0. WHEN: Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT SPEAKERS:  Brian K. Daly, Assistant Vice President, Standards & Industry Alliances, AT&TTerri Brooks, Principal Engineer, Systems Architecture, T-Mobile USASteve Barclay (Moderator), Sr. Director, Global Standards…

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Wireless Emergency Alerts

The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system is a public safety system that efficiently delivers critical warnings and information to the public via their wireless devices. Operational since 2012, the WEA provides geographically targeted, text-like alerts utilizing the Cell Broadcast System, across three categories:  Alerts issued by the President; Alerts involving imminent threats to safety or life (fires, floods, hurricanes, etc.); as…

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New ATIS Resource Advances ICT Industry Emergency Preparedness and Response

ATIS today announced publication of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Checklist (ATIS-0100019). A valued information and communications technology (ICT) industry resource, this document provides general guidance regarding preparedness for and response to a wide array of emergency situations including hurricanes, earthquakes and other events that cause major disruptions to operations, service and supplies.  The Checklist (EPRC.xls) provides industry Best Practices…

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ATIS Receives ASAE Honor for Wireless Emergency Alerts Innovation

WASHINGTON — Aug. 4, 2016 — ATIS’ achievements to develop and enhance the wireless emergency alert (WEA) system have been recognized in the 2016 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) “Power of A” Awards program, celebrating the power of associations.  ATIS received the award for developing the solutions required to implement the WEA system, which enables users to receive alerts on…

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ATIS Advances Earthquake Early Warning System

WASHINGTON — June 30, 2016 — ATIS today announced it is developing the North American requirements and high-level architecture specification for an LTE-based Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS) utilizing broadcast capabilities in cellular networks. This effort was spawned in support of California’s proposed EEWS and is anticipated to initially focus more broadly on a solution for the west coast of North America….

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