Monday, May 16, 2011

Cellphone alert system announced in NYC

The U.S. government and local authorities will soon be able to reach
people directly on their cellphones to warn them of imminent danger or
alert them about missing children -- even in the middle of a widespread
emergency that overloads communications systems as happened after the
Sept. 11 attacks, officials said Tuesday.The emergency alert
system will be used only for critical national