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Too many emergency alerts could lead to ignorance: telecom consultant

Briefs | 06/06/2018 12:14 pm EDT
From left: telecom consultant and moderator Ed Antecol, Pelmorex's Paul Temple, Don Ferguson of NGA911, and AT&T's Peter White at the Telecom Summit in Toronto on June 5, 2018./ Wire Report photo by Ahmad Hathout.

TORONTO — An amber alert that resulted in three emergency texts sent to LTE phones in Ontario is a lesson that more training needs to be done to limit their frequency, since overuse of the system could defeat its purpose, a conference heard Tuesday.

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