- Everbridge powers Australia’s Emergency Alert system, providing population-wide alerting to inform and protect the continent’s 34 million residents and annual visitors (once borders are re-opened)
The live deployment of Australia’s national alerting system reinforces Everbridge’s leadership in Public Warning solutions, with wide-spread countrywide contracts across the
Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions, capable of reaching over 2 billion citizens and travelers globally
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Australia Successfully Goes Live With Everbridge Public Warning Platform Countrywide (Graphic: Business Wire)
All Australian states and territories are now live on Everbridge Public Warning following a comprehensive project deployment period. Everbridge will join Australian Government officials this week to discuss the national alerting system and Public Warning best practices at the
Home to more than 25 million residents and nine million annual visitors (upon borders re-opening),
“This system is a way for emergency services to warn our community of a pending threat, and we’re pleased that Commonwealth funding is assisting in this risk mitigation which will benefit all Australians,” said Minister for Emergency Management and Senator the Hon
Emergency Management Australia, Director General
Following two years of testing across all Australian states and territories, the Australian Government has successfully gone live with its next-generation population warning system to enable police, fire, and emergency services to alert communities to a likely or actual emergency. In the event of a critical situation, such as a bushfire, flood, cyclone, extreme heat, or a terror attack, Australia’s emergency services will send location-based text messages to mobile phones and voice messages to landlines within a precise geo-targeted area, while integrating with social media platforms.
“We are honored to support
Everbridge’s platform – which combines Cell Broadcast, Location-based SMS, address-based and group-based multi-channel alerting technologies – provides critical event management capabilities across a broad range of threats including natural disasters, terrorism, cyberattacks, and other security events.
Everbridge Public Warning meets and exceeds the needs of any public authority looking for an advanced warning solution to protect its citizens and visitors, while remaining fully compliant with data privacy regulations. The company recently announced a new patent for its revolutionary work in enabling end-to-end multimedia population alerting capabilities. The patent – one of more than 160 overall across Everbridge’s market-leading population alerting suite of solutions – highlights the need for delivering alerts through a combination of 5G, cell broadcast, and multimedia. Everbridge remains the leader in 5G integrations for public warning systems.
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