Bell MTS has been chosen to replace Manitoba’s aging public safety communications service known as FleetNet.
During three separate announcements Wednesday in Brandon, Thompson and West St. Paul, the province said Bell Mobility will be responsible for end-to-end service delivery and the ownership and operation of towers, radios and antennae, as well as other needed infrastructure.
If you hear an unfamiliar tone emitting from your cell phone this week, don’t be alarmed, it’s only a test.
Alert Ready, Canada’s public emergency alerting system, will carry out a nationwide test and push out notifications to every cell phone and tablet connected to an LTE network. Radio and television broadcasters will also take part in the alert.