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New York City Area Cellular Technology Test

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538

New York City’s Office of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will be working with mobile providers to perform the first complete test of cellular communications technology on Thursday, December 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., by sending test notices to all mobile device users.

Please note that this is new technology, and that this test is not related to Fordham University’s emergency notifications systems. The University has no control over these tests, and is publicizing them in advance merely as a courtesy to members of the Fordham community.

These notifications are only TESTS, but may take users by surprise. These tests are for New York City residents, but users in Westchester and Nassau Counties and New Jersey may also receive notices. Any questions regarding the tests should be directed to your mobile carrier’s customer service number.

Thank you,

John Carroll, Associate Vice President
Safety & Security

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.

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