I've been getting emergency alerts on my GSII as long as I've had it (2 years). I just assumed that everyone got them. This is just another place where ATT and Apple are behind the curve.
That's assuming that 'emergency alert messages' are actually worth getting....in my experience, they're really not.
To my understanding, this is on AT&T, I don't believe this was an update pushed to all iPhones, just AT&T. It was a simple carrier update to the phone when going into the settings. Wish I could disable the Presidential updates. I turned off the Amber ...