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November 5, 2013

Norman Transcript introduces new text service

NORMAN — In its constant commitment to keep area residents better informed, The Transcript is inviting you to sign up for Transcript Text Alerts.

The new mobile delivery service will provide up-to-date information on breaking news, severe weather, school closings, sports scores and more.

Also, when you register for the service, you will be eligible to win an iPad mini that will be given away in December.

“We understand that delivering information on mobile devices is one of the fastest-growing delivery platforms, and Transcript Text Alerts is another option in our growing portfolio of products to serve Norman and the surrounding communities,” Transcript Publisher Terry Connor said.

“We are committed to remaining Norman’s No. 1 media source, and with Transcript Text Alerts, we now deliver breaking news instantly that impacts people’s lives. Whether it’s the threat of severe weather or a traffic accident that might delay your drive home or happenings from OU’s Owen Field on game day, this new service will keep you informed,” he said.

Transcript Text Alerts allow you to customize the information you want to receive. Although the service is free, those signing up may want to check with their wireless provider concerning when data rates may apply.

To sign up, go to normantranscript.com and click the Transcript Text Alerts widget near the top of the home page. It’s an easy process and a great way to stay informed.

 

Breaking news, severe weather alerts, AMBER alerts, sports scores from The Norman Transcript are available as text messages right to your phone or mobile device. You decide which type of alerts you want to receive. Find out more or to signup, click here.

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