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.

SMS messaging promotes student safety

By the end of the 2000s, nearly every student had a mobile phone, most had smartphones and everyone was able to send and receive SMS text messages.

SMS text messaging allows citizens to keep their streets clean

As citizens walk the streets of their towns and cities, they need to know that their elected officials are doing all they can to maintain sanitary conditions. In one UK town, citizens can now do their part by reporting any public hazards found via SMS text messaging.