Daily Caller: Unlocking FM Capabilities On Smartphones Would Save Lives

Enabling all smartphone radio antennas would come at virtually no cost, either to consumers or the telecom industry. As natural disasters become more frequent and intense, we cannot solely rely on cellular alert systems to warn people of danger. When disaster strikes, the option to access FM radio signals from a smartphone saves lives. It’s […]

FM Radios in Smartphones Are Needed During Crises

Now that more than 77% of Americans have a smartphone, that device has become the standard by which Americans keep in touch with family, friends and co-workers.  For many, smartphones are an essential tool that we use in our work as an employee or student. Equally important, in emergencies a customer’s smartphone can summon help […]

FORBES: Smartphone FM Radio Capabilities Enhance Public Safety at No Cost

Eighty-five-year-old technology is still one of the best ways for government officials to convey information to the public during natural disasters. FM radio, first introduced in the 1930s, remains a critical communication channel during emergencies, and smartphone manufacturers can provide this lifeline to their customers at little cost. Despite the popularity of smartphones, the cellular […]