The Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFETEL) of Mexico issued Technical Disposition IFT-011-2022 (NOM-221 Part 3) “Cellular Broadcasting Service for Notification by Risk or Emergency Situations” on September 13, 2022. This regulation establishes the technical specifications of Mobile Terminal Equipment that make use of radio spectrum or can be connected to telecommunications networks, for the reception and processing of Alert Messages due to Risk or Emergency Situations through Cellular Broadcasting Service. Technical Disposition IFT-011-2022 came into effect on March 12, 2023, and is now required in Mexico for cell phones and smart phones.

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