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Local Paging System Up and Running

The dog days of summer were interrupted for local officials after learning that the paging system was inoperable. Last week, the Journal reported the closure of Advanced Communications, which provided pager service to both Fannin and Grayson County.

Paging company closure sends area first responders scrambling

The unannounced closure Monday of Advanced Communication's paging service in Denison sent first responders across Fannin and Grayson counties searching for quick, affordable replacements.

DHS Announces Nearly $1.8 Billion in Fiscal Year 2009 Preparedness Grants

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced today nearly $1.8 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) preparedness grants designed to help states, urban areas, tribal governments and non-profit agencies improve their readiness by enhancing protection, prevention, response and recovery capabilities for all disasters. Secretary Napolitano was joined by FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate in announcing the grants.

IAEM Bulletin: Welcome American Messaging as New IAEM Affiliate

Please welcome American Messaging as a new IAEM Affiliate Member. American Messaging is the second largest paging company in the United States, serving more than 1.4 million customers.

Optimize Your Alerting System as seen in Mission Critical Communications Magazine

Optimize Your Alerting System The term emergency means different things to different people. When considering all of the ramifications for mass notification, it becomes clear that only situations with a high probability of injury or loss of life from immediate circumstances can be considered an emergency. To address situations that require immediate attention, an effective mass notification system must have the ability to notify all of those affected in real or near-real-time. The time from when an alert is initiated

RAVEN Systems, LLC Acquisition

American Messaging Services, LLC (“American Messaging”), the second largest wireless messaging or paging company in the United States, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Raven Systems, LLC (“RAVEN”).

Summit County Pager Contract

AKRON--The Summit County Council this week agreed to spend $75,000 on a two-year contract for pager services. American Messaging Services LLC of Lewisville, Texas, will handle the services for about 650 pagers in the county system

American Messaging Services, LLC and RAVEN Systems, Inc. Announce Partnership

Lewisville, Texas – January 15, 2009 - American Messaging Services, LLC and Raven Systems, Inc. are pleased to announce a joint marketing agreement to sell Raven System’s state of the art emergency and mass notification service, RAVENAlert.

American Messaging becomes the second largest paging company in the United States with the acquisition of the paging operations of Verizon Wireless

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 6, 2006--American Messaging, formerly Ameritech Mobile Services, Inc., announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the paging operations of Verizon Wireless, becoming the second largest paging company in the United States with more than 1.5 million customers.