April 17. 2013 1:47PM PC Magazine: Can the Feds shut down cell phone service? Source: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2417824,00.asp?kc=PCRSS03069TX1K0001121 In an age when our smartphones are a constant companion, what is the protocol for shutting down wireless networks in an emergency? Is it allowed, and would it even help?CLICK TO VIEW THE SOURCE MATERIAL Post a comment You must sign in before you can post comments. If you are experiencing issues with your account please e-mail email@example.com.