NEWS National Emergency Warning System

Case Study

Nokia, Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia

NEWS National Emergency Warning System


DX were engaged to implement a National Emergency Warning System (NEWS) utilising NSN technology across OPTUS and VHA networks.


DX provided two teams of test and integration engineers with a test manager correlating test cases and results.


Rapid deployment of NEWS system in both OPTUS and VHA: early deployment in face of significant natural disasters;

Large numbers of issues and defects dealt with rapidly;

Thorough testing of graphical user interfaces, SMS notifications, CS and PS integration and key non-functionality requirements, as well as distributed resilient network architecture, and the alignment of delivery across multiple operators.