ABSTRACT

Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS): FCC Consumer Facts   [open pdf - 72KB]

This fact sheet from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) offers answers to common questions about the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) which sends text alerts to cell phones. CMAS is a public safety system that can target a given geographic area using cell towers (e.g. lower Manhattan) with tailored information. CMAS broadens the existing radio and television Emergency Alert System (EAS) so that it includes wireless carriers.

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2012-05-15
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Public Domain
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