Telesphere Hosts Taping of Animal Planet's 'Tanked' At Its Booth

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CHANNEL PARTNERS — UCaaS provider Telesphere (Booth 3009) is celebrating its newest technology, MobileConnect, by unveiling a masterpiece aquarium while taking part in the production of the national Animal Planet reality show "Tanked."

"Tanked" is being filmed at the Telesphere booth today from 4–7 p.m. Come watch the big reveal and enjoy refreshments with "Tanked" co-stars Wayde King and Brett Raymer, while learning about Telesphere’s new UC cloud mobility platform. King and Raymer also will be signing autographs.

Telesphere’s eight-foot tall, telephone-themed aquarium, was designed to display the evolution from analog phones to unified cloud communications. Buried treasure of encased phone parts provides the backdrop for exotic fish that will inhabit the 300-gallon display. The finished episode of "Tanked" featuring Telesphere and MobileConnect will air in the spring. The aquarium will permanently reside in Telesphere’s lobby at corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.

“Telesphere’s MobileConnect is a natural tie-in for the 'Tanked' production team and Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, who are longtime Telesphere customers," said Clark Peterson, CEO of Telesphere. "MobileConnect leverages your desk phone, PC, smartphones and tablets to provide an incredible business solution that instantly enhances the productivity of any business combining voice, video, IM, presence, and desktop share across any device. Using MobileConnect, Acrylic Tank Manufacturing can collaborate with installation crews deployed anywhere in the nation to troubleshoot or share final installs. They can quickly transmit data, collaborating between customers and the ATM manufacturing facility in Las Vegas."

MobileConnect is a BYOD model that offers cloud-driven VoIP, video call/conferencing, IM and collaboration capabilities. Users maintain one identity for voice, video and instant messaging and presence. MobileConnect allows users to move from one device to another without call interruption; synchronize call logs, buddy lists and service setting across all your devices; communicate on multiple services with a single online identity; and instantly view contacts' presence settings at all times.

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