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Board of Directors for the Worldwide Critical Messaging Association releases new website

The Critical Messaging Association (CMA) is the industry association for companies dedicated to the wireless delivery of time-sensitive, critical messages in Europe, the Americas and Australia. Our members include network operators, manufacturers and other organizations whose common goal is to deliver reliable, - among others - point-to-multipoint simulcast technology and integrated messaging solutions and other support for critical and non-critical communications.

COVID-19 Update from American Messaging Leadership

COVID-19 Update from American Messaging Leadership. We are here 24/7 and ready to assist our healthcare and first responder customers. Stay safe everyone!

COVID-19 Response from American Messaging

With national attention on the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that each day brings more uncertainty for businesses and our communities. Our teams are closely monitoring developments on the pandemic and are taking the appropriate steps — consistent with CDC and WHO

In the U.S. alone, it’s estimated that about 90% of hospitals continue to use pagers in their institutions

Hospital technology is constantly advancing. Health records are being digitized, telehealth tools are emerging, and equipment is changing in order for procedures to become less invasive.

Hospital Pagers Still Relevant

Pagers, at one time both a symbol of status and an annoying distraction, have become passe. In a world with smartphones, virtually no one needs a devices with limited communication functionality - except in healthcare.

1Call Partners with Trusted Service Provider, American Messaging

1Call, a division of Amtelco, is pleased to announce their partnership with American Messaging Services, LLC (“American Messaging”), the largest private critical messaging company in the United States. Combining 1Call’s Operator Console with American Messaging’s critical messaging service, will greatly improve critical communications in healthcare areas that are designed to keep other wireless technologies out.

Who Still Uses Pagers?

Though they’ve long since been replaced by cell phones, beepers have more uses today than you might realize.

American Messaging Services, LLC Acquires the Paging Assets of Critical Alert Systems, LLC

The transaction brings together the paging assets of two of the most respected critical messaging companies in the United States. Together, the companies serve approximately 800,000 critical messaging subscribers providing the most dependable networks and customer service in the critical messaging industry.

Making a Case for Pagers – and Smartphones – in Care Team Coordination

Pagers may be on their way out in healthcare, a new JAMA report says, but today's mHealth platforms should combine them with smartphones for a more effective in-hospital communication solution.

American Messaging Services, LLC announced its recently completed the acquisition of five regional paging companies

LEWISVILLE, TX – October 8, 2015 - American Messaging Services, LLC, the largest privately held paging and critical messaging company in the United States, today announced it recently completed the acquisition of five regional paging companies.