Wireless AMBER Alerts Remembers Amber Hagerman

Wireless AMBER Alerts Remembers Amber Hagerman

OTTAWA – January 13, 2012 – It was 16 years ago today that Amber Hagerman was abducted and murdered in Texas. The AMBER Alert program was born from the desire of her community to ensure similar tragedies did not happen again. We are all part of this community and all have the ability to help protect children.

When a child is abducted, we all feel the loss. Please take a few moments to sign up to receive Wireless AMBER Alerts. The completely free program is available to cell phone users in all 10 provinces and three territories. Subscribing is easy to do either online at www.WirelessAMBER.ca, or by texting the keyword AMBER to 26237 directly from your wireless device.

Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)
CWTA is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents cellular, PCS, messaging, mobile radio, fixed wireless and mobile satellite carriers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry. (www.cwta.ca)

Media information:
Marc Choma, CWTA
613-233-4888 ext. 207
mchoma@cwta.ca