Rohit Khare (
Tue, 21 Dec 1999 14:59:36 -0800

[Still no b2b angle... yet. Propaganda follows. Took a lot of=20
registering just to extract the service-list, page by page. Not a=20
platform. RK]

Receive messages on your pager, cell phone, or PDA, anytime, anywhere!

- Get Email to your digital pager, cell phone, or PDA now!

- It's Totally Free! But maybe not forever.

- Your Wireless Anonymizer! Don't use your cell phone number on the internet=

- Changing carriers? No problem! Just change your prefs on the=20 website.

- One Alerta wireless email address for All your wireless devices.

- Alerta is bringing you the most unique wireless services.
Check out the latest:
DailyInBox, Heartlight, Phish,

- Also, get our best-of-class services to your Account:
Sports, Stocks, Weather, Reminders, Lottery, Horoscope,=20
Inspirational, Entertainment

- Check out the useful Alerta functions in the Alerta Member's Toolbox:
Change Preferences, Page an Alerta user, Page Any One

- Here is what people are saying about Alerta:

"My Job is to be better and have content faster than the competitor's=20
web page. I use alerta with NetMind to monitor their site. If they=20
ever do get something to their site first - I'm not far=20
behind.Anytime, Anywhere. I like it! "

"We have a Enterprise Monitor from Mediahouse monitoring currently 56=20
devices over IP. My teams use alerta to get their alerts to their=20
pagers and cell phones. Alerta helps us unify all the different=20
protocols and supports the whole NAFTA Marketplace. Great Job! Juan=20
Gonzales Urrea Mexico City." is a FREE wireless communication service for=20
receiving your information anytime, anywhere. This service utilizes=20
the text messaging capabilities of digital pagers and other wireless=20
devices, including digital phones, PDAs, etc.)

You get an Alerta e-message account ( When=20
someone sends email to your account, Alerta forwards this message to=20
your pager or any other wireless device (cell phone, PDA, etc.). The=20
Alerta system optimizes email messages for your specific device. It=20
also forwards it to your regular email account enabling you to track=20
and record your messages.

Unlike prior "push" technology, in which the recipient had only=20
superficial input into what type of information he received, you, as=20
an Alerta member, can customize the type of information you receive=20
and when you receive it.

If you want to be notified of special promotions and events, your=20
specific news, or if you want to receive your email without sitting=20
behind your desk or lugging a laptop around, then...

Alerta is for you! Sign up now - to experience the freedom of=20
Permissive Push=81 technology!

Your information anytime, anywhere=81.

Alerta, Inc. was founded in October 1998 with the intent to act as a=20
conduit for time-sensitive information from companies and individuals=20
to persons or organizations requesting immediate information to be=20
transmitted to their wireless devices, whether pagers, cellular=20
phones, or personal digital assistants (PDAs).

Alerta uses the Internet as its backbone, acting as an open,=20
platform-independent gateway for messaging to wireless devices. If=20
you want to change your carrier or wireless device, Alerta goes with=20
you. Once you sign up for Alerta's services and receive an Alerta=20
address, it's yours for as long as you use our services. You can=20
choose the type of information you want to receive and when you want=20
to receive it.

Our Mission

Our mission is best summed up by our slogan, "Your information=20
anytime, anywhere"=81. Using our Permissive Push=81 technology, Alerta's=20
mission is to become the platform-independent standard for the=20
dissemination of time-sensitive information to wireless devices.

Key Management

Jan van der Reis - Chairman of the Board
A founder and creator of the Alerta concept, Mr. van der Reis brings=20
years of international business experience to the Alerta team and is=20
responsible for Latin American business development and marketing.

Paul Groepler - CEO and President
A founder of Alerta, Mr. Groepler brings high tech hardware and=20
software experience to his role as CEO. Mr. Groepler has worked for=20
such well-known firms as Motorola, Sun Microsystems, Daimler-Benz,=20
Dell Computer Corporation, and IBM and was a founder of Technology=20
Works and Aeon Technology.

Victor Bishop - Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Bishop heads up Alerta's marketing push in the United States and=20
abroad, having previously specialized in international sales and=20
marketing roles for Power Computing and his own venture, Digital Axis.

Brian Michalk - Vice President of Technology
A founder of Alerta, Mr. Michalk is responsible for implementing=20
Alerta's unique technological vision. Mr. Michalk has previously=20
worked for the State of Texas and for numerous Internet services=20

Other Key Personnel

Dewey Coffman - VP of Technical Marketing
Mr. Coffman has in various high tech concerns such as Dell, Ross=20
Technology, and Jump Point Communications.

Roberto Bargagli - VP of Technology
Latin America Mr. Bargagli brings a unique view of the market from=20
his recent success in building CorreoWeb, Mexico's answer to Hotmail.

Alejandro Qui=F1ones

Mauricio de la Torre


E-mail users can also set preferences to format incoming messages. A=20
typical wireless communication device such as a cell phone can=20
display up to 150 characters. An average-sized e-mail will have 10=20
times that many characters. That means that without the customization=20
provided by Alerta, a user would receive 9-10 pages of information.=20
With Alerta, the user can determine a maximum number of screens and=20
characters they wish to receive. Users can also decline to receive=20
attachments to e-mail documents and instead receive them only at=20
their primary e-mail address.

In addition to receiving e-mail information on your wireless device,=20
a copy of this e-mail is also automatically forwarded to your primary=20
e-mail address. This feature allows for added security and makes sure=20
that you always get all of your messages.
Alerta's Web site includes a "members only" area that provides a way=20
to receive up-to-date sports, weather and entertainment information,=20
reminders and announcements. Users will be able to select and custom=20
configure a personalized approach to wireless e-mail communications.

[Gee, notice how many of these are just proxying MSN?... RK]

Stock Info:

MSN - The free service lets you select up to 10 free securities to=20
track, and will send you updates, according to your preferences. The=20
text is formatted perfectly for wireless devices. - Great functionality! But, the alerts come with lots of=20
extra text, including the email header and signature files

Sports Info:

MSN - Sports from MSN is not a free service. You must be paying for=20
the premium service.

Travel Info:

Don't wait on a flight again! Receive fight updates directly to your pager or cellular=20
phone using your address. Sign-up friends with @lerta to=20
notify of arrivals.'s flight notification systems=20
supports up to three addresses.

Weather Info:

Wx4u.Com provides You with current weather information for FREE!=20=20
Sign up with them to receive warnings, watches, forecasts,=20
discussions, etc. emailed directly to your Alerta.Com - This site offers a Three-Day Forecast, Weather=20
Headlines and Current Conditions service. There is a 30-day free=20
trial period, but you have to enter your credit card number to begin.

MSN - Weather is part of the free service. Text formatting is very good.

Reminders: This site has great functionality for managing an entire=20
calendar, but they have not customized their alerts for wireless=20

Excite and Yahoo-This service lets you select a pager option and lets=20
you enter your alerta address and set your own reminders. The=20
drawback is that they send you half a screen of marketing fluff with=20
each reminder.

MSN - Let's you set one-time or recurring reminders. Although=20
functionality is not as robust (no calendar), the message comes=20
through as entered by you, with no unnecessary text.

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MSN - Provides results in easy-to-read format for 35 state lotteries.=20
It is part of the free service


Phish - This @lerta service sends you the setlists via
immediately following each phish concert, ensuring that you know=20
about it first.


Your DailyInbox This service delivers an inspirational message to=20
brighten up your day directly to your cellular, pager, or pda.

Daily Light is a free inspirational service from
Receive Today's Verse everyday using you address.

Horoscopes: - Delve in deeper than your daily horoscope. Forecast=20
your future, peruse your love potential, link your past lives to your=20
present and explore your destiny!
MSN - Best of all - It's Free.

KLBJ-FM and Alerta.Com and KLBJ have teamed up to deliver music=20
events information directly to your device.

Joke of the Day - Coming soon.

=46ortunes - Coming soon.