On the Suitability of the Short Message Service for Emergency Warning Systems

  title={On the Suitability of the Short Message Service for Emergency Warning Systems},
  author={Rastin Pries and Tobias Ho\ssfeld and Phuoc Tran-Gia},
  journal={2006 IEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference},
The Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) is the most popular standard for mobile phones in the world with about 1.57 billion customers. The short message service (SMS) in GSM allows amongst others the transmission of short text messages to mobile phones. In case of an emergency, the SMS can be used to warn a large number of individuals. However, the short message delivery is performed on best-effort basis and no quality of service (QoS) agreement is given, i.e., there is no guarantee… CONTINUE READING
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