Some devices aren’t compatible, according to the checklist, while others may need a software update. Android devices needed to have the “cell/mobile broadcast” service turned on (check your settings).And if you didn’t hear the alert sound, this may have been simply because your volume was turned off.C.; those that received it were alerted on their phone by a loud sound and a text message on the screen explaining it was a test.But many users reported not receiving any message or sound at all.But that led, in many cases, to higher monthly bills as the service providers were forced to recoup the cost of subsidized smartphones over a shorter period. had suggested the CRTC allow for a three-year contract option, arguing the extended terms could reduce monthly bills by amortizing the cost of so-called zero-dollar phones over 36 months. and Rogers Communications Inc., didn’t make the same argument and the regulator made no changes to that portion of the code.Some carriers also want to be able to recoup the cost of items offered free to customers as incentives to sign a contract, but the CRTC made no mention of subscriber incentives in its revisions.
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