American Messaging Acquires the Paging Assets of Cook Telecom, Inc.

May 1, 2010

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”).

The transaction brings together two of the most respected critical messaging companies in the United States. Together, the companies serve approximately 900,000 critical messaging subscribers providing the most dependable networks and customer support in the industry. Both companies excel at service delivery making the combination of Cook and American Messaging a natural fit. “Rest assured that service delivery will remain our singular focus.” said J. Roy Pottle, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Messaging.

Tom Cook, President of Cook said, “Customers should feel very comfortable that there will be little to no change in their overall service as our primary goal is to make certain the acquisition has minimal impact on service delivery. American Messaging has an excellent reputation and takes the responsibility of supporting each and every customer very seriously.”

From a technology perspective, American Messaging and its subsidiaries provide critical messaging services throughout the United States. Using proprietary and third party wireless messaging networks together with its suite of mobile and desktop applications it simultaneously delivers critical messages to pagers, smart phones, tablets and personal computers. It also constructs and operates dedicated messaging networks for individual customers that operate in conjunction with other third party networks, including its proprietary messaging networks, providing redundancy and more rapid message delivery. Message delivery and review is easily initiated, monitored and archived using the Company’s mobile and desktop applications or through customer supporting software that is included as part of its overall service offering. Pottle closed by saying “We look forward to introducing these services to the customers of Cook Paging.”

About Cook

Cook is the largest independently owned paging carrier on the West Coast with support offices conveniently located in Washington, Oregon and California. It is a privately owned corporation that provides wireless paging equipment and specified services within the states of California, Washington and Oregon. With few exceptions, Cook owns, operates and maintains the majority of the transmitters, equipment and terminals necessary to the operation of the overall system.

About American Messaging

American Messaging is one of the largest critical messaging companies in the United States delivering more than 5 million critical messages per day. American Messaging provides service to approximately 900,000 customers, including more than 650 major healthcare and first responder clients across the United States.

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Media Contact: Jenna Richardson, Vice President of Marketing
And Product Development, (623) 581-0740

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