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Functional and Technical Requirements Definition: Wireless Public Alerting Service (WPAS) Development Project

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[Technical Report, Contract Report]

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Mobility and Wireless Solutions

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The Goal of the Wireless Public Alerting Service WPAS Project is to Define, Design, Build, Test and Operate an effective Level I Cell Broadcast Service that can subsequently be scaled-out to a National Wireless Public Alerting Service. Canadas Wireless Service Providers WSP will be enabled and interconnected to deliver Level I Threat-to-Life Broadcast Immediate BI Alerts using Cell Broadcast Technology to Canadian Mobile Phones the most pervasively used electronic device in history. The Pilot Technology Demonstration will take place in the community surrounding the Darlington and Pickering Nuclear facilities on Lake Ontario in Durham Region.


Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Government and Political Science

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[A, Approved For Public Release]