Wireless Service Providers (WSPs) make Alert Messages available to the public on alert-capable LTE devices. Alerts on mobile devices will warn Canadians about dangers to life and property so that they can take appropriate action.
WSPs will connect to the National Aggregation and Dissemination (NAAD) System and must implement emergency alert distribution capability on their networks by April 6, 2018.
The following documents provide Wireless Service Providers with information on how to connect to the NAAD System to receive alert messages intended for immediate distribution on LTE networks in Canada:
- NAADS Wireless Public Alerting Information Guide version 1.0
This document includes an overview description to help WSPs configure a connection to the NAAD System gateway.
- C-Interface Specification version 1.3
This document defines the network and application level interface between the NAAD System and the Cell Broadcast Systems of the WSP.
- Canadian Wireless Public Alerting Service (WPAS) LTE Mobile Device Behavior Specification (ATIS-0700021)
- SOREM Public Alerting Working Group Requirements for Wireless Public Alerting version 1.0
The Senior Officials Responsible for Emergency Management (SOREM) – Public Alerting Working Group (PAWG) Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Requirements for Wireless Public Alerting represents the functional requirements as defined by Canadian Governmental Alerting Authorities.
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