NotePage SMS and Messaging Blogs
|04.29.04 - 04.30.04 AT&T Wireless
Canadian telecommunications provider Rogers Communications
Inc. said it received a notice from AT&T Wireless
Services Inc. on its intent to “explore options to
monitize its stake” in Rogers Wireless Communications
|04.27.04 - 04.28.04 7-Eleven
7-Eleven isn't just for soda and hot dogs anymore.
The retailer is now peddling its own brand of prepaid
wireless in 14 markets. The move, according to the
company, marks the first time a retailer is offering
of a store-branded wireless service. The 7-Eleven
Speak Out wireless initiative will feature Nokia handsets.
Initially two different phones will be offered,
the Nokia 3560 for $89.99 (after a $50 rebate) and
the Nokia 2260 for $49.99 (after a $50 rebate). Minute
plans will feature a rate of 20 cents per minute for
days, nights and weekends. Refill cards can be purchased
at participating 7-Eleven stores in $25, $50, $75
and $100 denominations. If accounts are refilled within
120 days, customers will be allowed to roll over any
|04.25.04 - 04.26.04 Nextel
Nextel Communications Inc. Thursday said it would
take too long and would not survive a legal challenge
for the Federal Communications Commission to seriously
consider giving it spectrum in the 2.1 GHz band instead
of the 1.9 GHz band as part of a plan to solve public-safety
interference in the 800 MHz band.
|04.18.04 - 04.19.04 Kiwi Syslog &
Its official! Kiwi Enterprises has partnered up with
NotePage to provide a robust solution that allows
for syslog monitoring and sending alerts to wireless
devices. Read the latest press
|04.16.04 - 04.17.04 SBC Addition / Tracking
It appears that SBC has added SNPP delivery. The
new settings for the SBC gateway have been added to
the support section. A quick setting reference is
Tracking Boston Marathon runners on race day has
become even easier with the introduction of the Athlete
Alert Program. Designed by Verizon Wireless, the official
telecommunications sponsor of the Boston Marathon®,
the Athlete Alert Program allows Marathon participants
to register friends, family members, colleagues and
sponsors to receive automatic updates on their wireless
phone of a runner's progress along the route.
|04.14.04 - 04.15.04 Australian Spam
On Monday, it became illegal to send spam from or
to Australia. And Down Under, their definition of
spam is a little tougher than U.S. laws have gotten
us used to.
The Spam Act 0f 2003 covers all electronic communications,
other than telemarketing or faxes. That means e-mails,
mobile phone text messages (SMS), multimedia messaging
(MMS) and instant messaging (IM). Any unsolicited
commercial message is now considered spam, unless
the sender is accurately identified and the message
has a functional unsubscribe address.
|04.12.04 - 04.13.04 Affiliate Program
NotePage's affiliate program allows webmasters, paging
carriers, resellers, software sites, and medical content
sites with an Internet presence, the opportunity to
advertise and promote software and other downloadable
products from NotePage, Inc. Each referrer will then
earn a percentage of the sales that they help generate.
When a user clicks on a banner or button or link
from your site to NotePage's affiliate software site
the link is tracked. Even if the user purchases months
later the purchase will be credited to the your organization.
It is really that simple. It costs nothing to join,
there is no risk, and it really works. Not only can
you earn revenue, but since the software can be downloaded
and tried before purchase it is a terrific way to
at add content to an existing website.
Consider becoming an affiliate
|04.10.04 - 04.11.04 How Software Helps
If you are unsure how NotePage's software can benefit
your organization take a look at the white
papers . The white papers detail real world situations
and how text messaging software has resolved communication
issues faced by businesses. The white papers are segmented
by industry which makes it easy to find relevant profiles.
|04.08.04 - 04.09.04 Spice Up Your Phone
Are you contemplating adding some flavor to your
cell phone? With spring approaching consider living
up the tune your phone rings to alert you to an incoming
call. Find great ringtones at these locations:
|04.06.04 - 04.07.04 Arch & Metrocall
Arch and Metrocall have announced a merger. The FCC
still must approve the merger but it looks two of
the larger paging carriers are looking at forging
an alliance in order to survive the industry changes.
|04.01.04 - 04.02.04 Settings
NotePage maintains settings for many carriers. The
settings section contains listings for various carriers
using the common protocols including SNPP,
WCTP and SMTP.
If your carrier is not listed and you know what their
settings are, please let
us know. If you determine that any listings are
outdated, we would appreciate a notification. Thank
you for assisting us in maintaining this useful resource.
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