Microspace Communications Provides Connectivity for EAS (Emergency Alert Systems) in Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma

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GSS depends on Microspace to provide high reliability when emergency alert content must be delivered and we take that responsibility very seriously.”

Microspace client, Global Security Systems (GSS) has finalized arrangements with Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma that officially designate GSSNet Alert Studio, along with the GSSNet satellite network, as statewide CAP-EAS aggregation tools for creating, retrieving, and distributing Emergency Alert System (EAS) messages to Local Primary 1 and 2 (LP1/LP2) FM radio stations.

According to Greg Hurt, VP of Sales and Marketing at Microspace, “We are honored to perform the content delivery role for the GSS Satellite network. GSS depends on Microspace to provide high reliability when emergency alert content must be delivered and we take that responsibility very seriously.”

The GSSNet Alert Studio and GSSNet Satellite are both state of the art digital technology and provide end-to-end GSS CAP-EAS solution for broadcasters. When combined with ALERT-FM digital broadcast delivery of text messages to radio receivers, GSSNet Alert Studio including GSSNet provides a dedicated Digital network that provides complete end-to-end CAP source, transport, and broadcast dissemination system to cable, television, and radio, including wireless devices such as mobile phones.

Microspace Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company. Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties in Raleigh, NC; WJZY-TV and WMYT-TV in Charlotte, NC; WILM-TV and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; WRAZ-TV and The Durham Bulls Baseball Club in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Project and Diamond View office buildings in Durham, NC.

See: http://www.microspace.com for additional information on services that Microspace provides. (919) 850 4500

Global Security Systems (GSS) is a systems integrator, service provider and manufacturer of the ALERT FM, GSSNet Alert Studio and GSSNet satellite delivery system. Global Security Systems has participated in the development of IPAWS based systems, is a member of the Commercial Mobile Alert Service systems committee, and is actively involved with several EAS and CAP committees. The Global Security Systems nationwide GSSNet satellite delivery system for emergency alerts currently is in operation at over 300 locations in 16 states and growing daily, and includes the ability to generate and deliver CAP messages.

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Tel: 954 850 6606

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