Australian world-first system of fire alerts to pick up location of phones
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 13/01/2012 16:00
A world-first system to send emergency warnings to mobile phones will be rolled out across Australia in time for next summer.
The Victorian government signed a contract with Telstra late last month to deliver the location-based emergency mobile service to its network by November, and is in discussions with the other two major carriers, Optus and Vodafone.
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