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Mobiles could be the key in disaster zones.

It's odd to think about your own mortality but a recent story has got me doing just that. And I've come to the conclusion...

US gets disaster warnings by SMS

What do people do during disasters? Turn to their mobiles, of course. The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a plan that will see mobile...

New Zealand civil defence group adopts text updates

Link: Scoop: Bells and Whistles: Texting Given Emergency Duty It's free and it may even save your life. The power of texting is being harnessed to...

School shooting text rumours emptied elementary school by 10am

Have a read of this one from the Washington Post. It's an excellent example of how the medium of text messaging is truly...

Louisiana State Uni’s text system failure was ‘misunderstanding’

I had my head in my hands reading this story -- 'geez, not another emergency text service failing to deliver' -- particularly after the...

Emergency alerts services for campuses

On the back of the news story I published earlier related to e2Campus, here's a note on two other providers, Rave Wireless and Mobile...

e2Campus go live with yet another institution

Business is brisk for the chaps over at emergency alert services company, Omnilert, providers of e2Campus. I suspect it's been a good year for...

Your help needed: Emergency text services in Switzerland?

An SMS Text News reader has emailed me asking if I know of any companies providing Emergency Text/SMS services in Switzerland. I can't think...

University Emergency SMS service doesn’t deliver

Ah now you know how I'm forever going on about how Universities, Colleges, Schools and organisations need to implement emergency text services? ...

Boston Uni makes emergency text mandatory for students

"Here, here!" as they say in some parts of London after a bit of brandy. Link: University Requires Emergency Texting - Education News Story -...

MediaBurst wins city law firm for it’s disaster text system

News in this morning from Hugh at mobile messaging and telephony provider, MediaBurst. They've won a deal wth reputable law firm, Reynolds Porter...

smsweb reports 200 schools using their text alerts system

Link: Moneyweb - In Business Today - SMS technology puts the brakes on bunking By offering an unlimited sms service for schools, staff can inform...

Cumbria launches emergency text service

It always seems to me that the United Kingdom, one of the hotbeds of texting in Europe, is always behind when it comes to...

Boston PD launch anonymous crime SMS tip service

Link: Anon SMS for Sending Crime Tips to the Police Communications agency Hill Holliday have teamed up with the City of Boston and the Boston...

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