Case Study: Avotus Helps Transform Algonquin College Into Ontarios Most-Wired Campus

Algonquin College in Ottawa, Canada, is the third-largest college in Ontario and the largest outside of metropolitain Toronto. Ranked No. 1 in the province in student satisfaction, the college is positioned to become Canadas leading college. Early on, Algonquin embraced leading-edge technology. E-learning is now an integral part of nearly all its programs. The college […]

TOC Wireless+

BLACKBERRY JUNGLE Be the big man on campus with wireless solutions for students and schools. CN3 CONVERGENCE DEVICE DEBUTS Intermec puts a new spin on converged devices with a four-radio CN3. CAN PARTNERS BENEFIT FROM MANAGED MOBILITY SERVICES? Is helping customers control wireless devices, plans and spend a new niche for partners? SHOWCASE: MOBILITY MANAGEMENT […]

Vonage Partners with Campus TeleVideo

Vonage Holdings Corp. is reselling its broadband phone service through Campus TeleVideo, private cable operator that focuses solely on the college and university markets. The partnership already has given Vonage access to schools including UCLA, Penn State University, University of Georgia and Rutgers University. Vonage says it is offering Campus TeleVideo’s subscribers unlimited local and […]

Toshiba Announces IP Phone

Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division, has released the Toshiba Strata Wireless IP Telephone, an enterprise-class 802.11 wireless IP telephone. It is compatible with Toshibas new Strata CIX native IP business communications system, and its Strata CTX IP-enabled business communications systems, according to a press release. The Strata Wireless IP Telephone uses Wi-Fi […]

Pomp & Circuit-stance

Chris Peabody’s boss at Georgetown University used to ask every telecom vendor that came through the door the same question: “How much above free is your service?” Peabody, once director of networks at Georgetown and now director of enterprise services at consultancy L Robert Kimball and Associates, says cost still is a top priority for […]

Effective Student Billing Strategies for Success

Posted: 04/1998 By Sherry Manning One of the most exciting telecommunications applications on campus today and one of the most challenging to manage is student billing. Telecommunications technology, student demand and economies of scale in buying long distance have come together at the same time in history to create enhanced service for students, lower overall […]

FaciliCom Inks Global Operating Agreement

Posted: 10/1997 FaciliCom Inks Global Operating Agreement WASHINGTON–FaciliCom International (FCI) has concluded an operating agreement with the Compania Anonima Nacional de Telefonos de Venezuela, Venezuela’s leading carrier. The agreement establishes direct channels between the Venezuelan operator’s international switching points and FCI’s facilities in the United States. The two companies also agreed to explore other joint […]

Debit Cards

Posted: 09/1997 Debit Cards FSU’s Smart Card Platform: Students Have More Options than Ever By Jennifer Knapp Many in the telephony industry will remember the standard college identification of the last decade. Although most were fitted with bar codes and magnetic stripes, the cards’ capacities were not marketed as service oriented. Most were used for […]

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