TWO-WAY PAGER PROVIDER
January 30, 2002 - By Grant W Laird, Jr.
of the provider offers RIM models, Talkabout T900 and Timeport. (Two-way
pager) Of course, you can check out some of the latest cell phones, (It
is not part on this list) which offer wireless Internet, IM (instant
messaging) and two-way messaging. This is only my intent to give you
better picture what to pick out there in today market. They all offer
many new additional services frequently.
Note: I didn't list all service & optional for each
company. We are expecting to see more new kind of two-way pagers in 2002
and beyond. Make sure you do your research before making any final
decision. For your information, I do not get any special funds from any
of these companies.
Do you know that relay service will offer online on
two-way pager and/or cell phone with WAP (Wireless Access Protocol)
access? Stay tuned!
http://www.weblinkwireless.com -- WebLink Wireless probably has best
coverage available anywhere in US. They've expanding more services for
deaf and hard of hearing community. They have remote email manager, text
2 voice, much more. Definitely must check it out!
Arch Wireless offers many same services as other companies. One of the
most recent announcements that Arch Talkabout T900 user – they now can
check MSN Hotmail web-based E-mail at additional fee.
-- SkyTel is well known company that offers deaf and hard of hearing
community for long time. They offer all kind of pagers including Timex
Internet watch. They also have variety program that assist such as TTY
to pager, voice to pager, etc. They have special rates for deaf & hard
of hearing Skytel user.
http://www.metrocall.com – Metrocall from Virginia selling from
two-way pager to cell phone (AT&T). This is just another provider you
can check out!
http://www.wyndtell.com -- Wynd Communications is now part of
GoAmerica Company. Only one of two companies that offer wireless TTY as
part of the pager. They also have AOL services, which is a plus. You
also can have WAP as optional on RIM models at additional fee.
http://www.reachnet.net -- ReachNet is now part of Telecommunication
Systems (TCS) Company. This is another company that offers wireless TTY
on pager. They also have several other features such as PULSAR, Live
Web, text to voice, much more!
http://www.leasepagers.com -- One of the newest companies operating
by a deaf owner from California. They have interesting concept with
lease-to-buy pager package. Take a look!
http://www.deafwireless.com -- Another newest companies that
operating by a deaf owner from Las Vegas. They are not just offering
two-way pagers but also Palm (PDA) with vibe built-in mode, too.
Finally, Verizon, Nextel, Cingular, MCI, Sprint, AT&T,
and many other provider companies also offer similar services. (Make
sure it has e-mail and/or two-way messaging capability; mainly on cell
phone & PDA) Of course they do not offer wireless TTY that I know of.
You can purchase directly from online, authorized dealer or local store
such as Radio Shack, Best Buy, Circuit City, Office Depot, etc.
Do not feel hesitate to email me anything related to
exciting two-way pagers world! My email address is