Posts Categorized: Text Alerts

Suicide risks alleviated by SMS messaging

Today, as part of the new national strategy for suicide prevention, those at risk are able to sign up for a service that allows communication via text message.

Maryland launching 911 texting service

However, due to the decline of phone calls and rise of modern communication techniques such as SMS text messaging, dispatchers are being trained to receive emergency reports via new methods.

Canada finds success with SMS AMBER alert program

In addition to sending P2P messages and receiving marketing and promotional texts, Canadians are also using SMS messaging to receive alerts designed to promote safety in the community.