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Spok to Demonstrate Suite of Emergency Response Solutions at APCO 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2016-- Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and the global leader in enterprise critical communications, today announced that it will demonstrate its Spok Safety Connect® suite of emergency response solutions at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) 2016 annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., August 14 to 17. In addition to full-featured options for enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) and next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call-taking and dispatch consoles, Spok experts will discuss the real-world benefits and user-friendly aspects of its emergency notification, emergency messaging, and critical alerting solutions.

“We are proud to partner with public safety organizations around the country and look forward to meeting with APCO attendees,” said Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. “Our integrated suite of solutions is designed to meet the ever-changing technology needs of public safety professionals and help them address the tremendous challenges they face every day.”

Spok solutions give public safety organizations exceptional security capabilities and accreditations. The Company's solutions for the contact center, call recording and quality management, emergency notification, and 9-1-1 consoles have passed the rigorous Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification and are listed under the Department of Defense's Unified Capabilities Approved Products List. This accreditation means these solutions provide the level of security and interoperability required by the U.S. Government and the U.S. Military. The emergency services department for the city of Mont Belvieu, Texas, recently implemented Spok’s critical alerting solution.

“We have not had one issue,” said Bruce Oliphant, chief of Mont Belvieu emergency services. “I’ve been around public safety for 35 years and managed a lot of new technology implementations, and this one went extremely well. The Spok team handled it like a multi-million dollar project and we are very pleased with the results.”

Learn more about Spok’s JITC-approved communication solutions.

About Spok
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be the global leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries. We deliver smart, reliable solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and safety of people around the globe. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions, and they rely on Spok for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, contact center optimization, and public safety response. When communications matter, Spok delivers. Spok delivers. Visit us at or find us on Twitter @Spoktweets.

Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Safety Connect is a trademark of Spok, Inc.

Source: Spok, Inc.

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Jill Asby, 952-230-5363