December 8, 2022 is a nationwide warning day and all warning devices are checked for functionality. Also for the first time the cellular transmission system, an alert system that is transmitted through mobile phones.
On December 8, 2022 the at the national level the calls warning day instead of. This is a day when the functionality of all emergency warning systems is checked. In concrete terms, this means that the emergency services are present on that day. 11 clock various warning devices will be activated, including, for example, sirens, warnings on the radio, on television and on the city’s digital bulletin boards, as well as on warning apps. But you no longer need the latter, because work is currently underway on the introduction of a new alert system.
This year, Alert Day was moved from September 8 to December to test for the first time an additional new system: The cell transmission system, which can send alerts to smartphones and other mobile devices without prior registration. In this article you will find all important information about the new alert system.
Alert day in Germany: this is the new cell transmission system
Cell broadcast is a technique that sends alerts to all cellular enabled devices that are in a specific part of the cellular network. This includes both All the world smartphone as much as conventional cell phones. The advantage is that alerts can be targeted to people in a specific area and you don’t need an additional alert app.
The end device plays one siren sound even if you are muted or in do not disturb mode. The alert cannot be sent to phones that are turned off or on. “Airplane mode” are.
According to the Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance is the cellular transmission system anonymous procedure. This means that there is no need to pre-register to receive the alert and no personal information be processed by you. Your mobile phone number or any other data is not required for the transmission of the warning message.
Alert day as an opportunity to test cell transmission
On the national alert day, the cellular transmission system undergoes a stress test for the first time. Waited until its activation end of February 2023 must be optimized.
The Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance wants as much as possible population feedback catch up. On Alert Day December 8, 2022 and beyond, recipients of the Cell Broadcast Alert will be asked to share their experiences in a survey.
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