Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills Happening October 17

PEASI is participating in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills by sending Earthquake Drill notifications to Alertable users this Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 a.m. Millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during these drills. Participating is a great way for you, your family or your organization to be prepared to survive […]

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Not all LTE-capable phones in Canada are currently able to receive emergency wireless alerts

While most cellphones purchased in recent years will be LTE-capable, when and where you purchased your phone may determine whether it is able to receive emergency wireless alerts. When Wireless Public Alerting (WPA) went live in Canada on April 6, 2018, the CRTC had mandated that at least half of devices offered by Canadian wireless […]

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What is an LTE capable phone?

An LTE capable phone has the hardware and operating system software required to connect to a Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular network. LTE is a “4th Generation” (4G) wireless communications standard designed to provide up to 10 times the speeds of “3rd Generation” (3G) networks for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, notebooks and […]

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The 5 W’s of Wireless Public Alerts

We’ve all used notifications on our phones for text messages and email. We want to be notified when someone is reaching out to us, and have configured our phones to notify us in the way we want (ringer, vibration, home screen, etc.). There is another category of notifications for when the authorities want to reach […]

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