Comparison between EMBARC and SkyTel
Both use the HP 95LX, and Accessory Cradle; Both use a Motorola receiver; Both offer electronic messaging to the HP 95LX; Both are national RCC's (Radio Common Carriers); Both are very cost effective for messaging.
- Broadcasts on 931.8 MHz
- No touchtone, modem, e-mail service used.
- A variety of USA Today News, Sports, Health, Business news broadcast every day to HP 95LX.
- 1500 bytes/message, software will recombine longer messages seamlessly HP 95LX can append messages together.
- Sender can choose 15 minute, hour, or 3 hour delivery times
- Sender is billed on a variety of plans
- A variety of larger groups can be defined
- 200 cities in US & Canada as of November 1992.
- Broadcasts on 931.9 MHz
- Paging via variety of 800 #, modem, e-mail
- Sky-News not yet available
- 240 bytes per message. HP 95LX can append messages together
- Message received within 60 seconds 250 cities US, 75 Canada, 25 Mexico, Singapore
- User defined groups of 40, broadcast unlimited.
- Receiver is billed on a variety of plans