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American Messaging Services, LLC acquires the paging assets of Cook Telecom, Inc.

LEWISVILLE, TX – August 5, 2013 – American Messaging Services, LLC (“American Messaging”) is pleased to announce it has acquired the wireless messaging assets of Pacific Northwest based Cook Telecom, Inc. (“Cook”).

Hospital Communications and Critical Messaging

The past decade has seen remarkable innovation in hospital communications. While cellular technology created platforms for enhanced integrated communications, many hospitals still rely on paging for critical messaging. This is because the simulcast technology used by paging is incredibly reliable during a natural disaster or crisis when cellular networks are often disabled or overloaded. Also, in remote rural areas, paging often has superior reach compared to cellular network coverage.

Protecting Our Children – An easy step we can all agree on

Recently the Washington Post published a story saying that more than 300 college presidents, “have signed a letter urging Congress to enact new gun controls in the aftermath of December’s elementary school massacre in Connecticut."

GeekWire: Ivy raises cash, inks deal with paging giant American Messaging

In this new era of mobile communication, one might think that the age-old paging technology might be going the way of the dinosaur.

Paging Survives Joplin Tornado

Paging Maintains Relevance When Message Matters Most

EMS Product Feature – American Messaging as seen in EMS Professional Magazine

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.