Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act - updates

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How NDRRMC issues its emergency mobile warnings

Jul 24, 2018 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) Ever wondered why you get multiple alerts in a day or why they're sometimes delayed? Here's why.

Telecommunication companies test emergency alert systems

Jan 28, 2017 - 12:32 PM

This is in compliance with the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act

PREPAREDNESS. Smart Communications test out its emergency alert system meant to help the public prepare for disasters

Telcos to Poe: We only transmit the messages from NDRRMC

Oct 25, 2016 - 4:35 PM

In response to Senator Grace Poe s criticism Globe and Smart say they did send messages to warn customers in Northern Luzon about Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

Poe: Why no implementation of free mobile disaster alerts?

Oct 10, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Why are we making laws and then abandoning their implementation? Senator Grace Poe asks

Phivolcs to hoaxer: You can be jailed for spreading false quake info

Jul 09, 2015 - 7:06 PM

Phivolcs says the source of the false information about an imminent earthquake may have violated the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act

Netizens speak up about the free mobile disaster alerts law

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:37 PM

The NTC targets the implementation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations IRR by the third week of April What do you think should be added to the IRR?

NTC delays free disaster text alerts anew

Apr 14, 2015 - 9:36 PM

The National Telecommunications Commission NTC targets the signing of the IRR on the third week of April two months before the rainy season starts

Will the free mobile disaster alerts law finally be implemented?

Feb 27, 2015 - 4:31 PM

A public hearing on the implementing rules and regulations of the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act was conducted on February 26 to discuss some issues surrounding the law