Advanced Warning and Response Network
The best way to reach citizens – anytime, anywhere.
The Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN), based on “Next Generation Television” technology, is a powerful new tool for significantly improving the content, accessibly, pervasiveness and reliability of America’s emergency alerting systems. AWARN is a next-generation, dual-use, public alert and warning system for a mobile, 21st Century America.
AWARN is designed to expand the capabilities of next-generation digital TV broadcasting to deliver reliable, rich media alerts anytime, anywhere.
By harnessing the power of terrestrial broadcasting’s one-to-many architecture,, AWARN promises to transform the nation’s emergency preparedness for the public and first responders alike.
Based on Internet Protocol technology, ATSC 3.0 merges the best capabilities of over-the-air and broadband television viewing. ATSC 3.0 dramatically improves the robustness of broadcast signals, allowing for greatly improved indoor reception as well reception on mobile and handheld devices.