Communication between Power Blackout and Mobile Network Overload

  title={Communication between Power Blackout and Mobile Network Overload},
  author={Christian Reuter},
  journal={Int. J. Inf. Syst. Crisis Response Manag.},
  • Christian Reuter
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Int. J. Inf. Syst. Crisis Response Manag.
In cases of power outages the communication of organizations responsible for recovery work (emergency services, public administration, energy network operators) to the public poses several challenges, primarily the breakdowns of many communication infrastructures and therefore the limitations of the use of classical communication media. This paper surveys technical concepts to support crisis communication during blackouts. Therefore it first investigates the perception and information demands… 

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