Important Wireless Issues

Wireless Emergency Alerts

We make it a priority to keep communities connected and inform you of imminent threats to safety or missing persons alerts in your area. We do this by providing customers with Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs), free wireless notifications delivered to capable mobile devices as part of a new public safety system. There are three types of WEAs:

  • Presidential Alerts: about news of national authority concern
  • Imminent Danger Alerts: Severe and Extreme alerts about weather events and threat levels
  • Amber Alerts: about the disappearance of persons (minor or otherwise)

You may change settings within your device to opt out of Imminent Danger and Amber Alerts, but you may not opt out of Presidential Alerts.