Wireless Public Alerts

PSA: Wireless Public Alert Test Coming Today to Your Cellphone

Last week, the CRTC announced a wireless public alert test would take place this week across Canada (except for Nunavut), happening today, on November 27, 2019. The public alerting test will take place on TV, radio and your compatible wireless device connected to an LTE network. The alert sound is startling so be aware of...

Next Wireless Public Alerting Tests Coming to your Cellphone on Nov. 27

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced the next wireless public alerting tests will take place on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, across Canada (except for Nunavut). Public alerting tests will be on TV, radio and compatible mobile devices connected to an LTE wireless network. "Ongoing testing of the National Public Alerting System provides an...