U.S. Government and carriers to send out emergency weather alerts to handsets starting this month
seek shelter immediately." Only weather warnings will be sent as the less dangerous weather watches will not be included the WEA system. Watches are used to disseminate possible weather conditions while a warning means that the dangerous weather condition has been seen or is expected soon.
The carriers taking part in the WEA system cover 97% of cell phone users in the country. The list, in alphabetical order, includes AT&T, Cellcom, Cricket, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and
1. quryous (banned) (Posts: 106; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Is there going to be a charge for people who don't have "unlimited" messaging? How about for the manadtory presidental alerts?
3. x7black7x (Posts: 118; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)
its a great step forward less people will face problems because of this
4. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1007; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)
this is a great idea! I have family that lives in Houston and I know that they'll love this idea.