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Awareness Test: Wireless Public Alerting (May 8)

Awareness Test: Wireless Public Alerting (May 8)
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On May 8, 2019, a test of the Alert Ready system will be conducted in most provinces and territories. The test will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible wireless devices. The message sent to wireless devices will be similar to the following (content will vary in each province):

Alberta Emergency Alert - Test Alert - The Alberta Emergency Management Agency has issued a Province Wide Test Alert on May 8, 1:55 PM. This is only a TEST. If this had been an actual emergency or threat, you would receive instructions that would assist you to protect you and your family. If you received this message, visit www.albertaemergencyalert.ca/mobile for more information.

In order to receive an alert on their wireless devices, customers must:
  • Have a compatible device with the latest software version.
  • Be connected to the LTE network at the time the alert was sent.
Note: It is not possible for customers to opt-out of these alerts.

To find out more about Alert Ready, including a list of compatible devices, check out: https://www.koodomobile.com/help/wireless-public-alerts

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