Case Study: Voorhees College Enlists CDW-G to Improve Instructional Offerings, Safety

Located in rural Denmark, S.C., Voorhees College is a private, historically black, liberal arts school with approximately 600 students and three satellite campuses located in Augusta, GA., and Columbia and Charleston, S.C. To provide the best possible learning experience across all four campuses, Timothy Kentopp, Chief Technology Officer at Voorhees College, was eager to secure […]

VoIP Hype a Turnoff

THE PEOPLE WHO sell VoIP equipment could learn a lot from a recent survey of college and university VoIP use and the respondents perceptions of the technology and of the equipment vendors. ACUTA, the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, conducted the survey among a third of its entire membership (some 770 institutions […]

Martin Names New Wireless Legal Advisor

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said today Fred Campbell will serve as his legal advisor for wireless issues. Campbell most recently was an attorney advisor in the wireline competition bureau. Before joining the commission, Campbell worked as an attorney for the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire and Grannis, where he addressed legal issues associated with the […]

Brightpoint Signs 8th MNVO Customer

Brightpoint Inc., a distributor that provides wireless devices and sales expansion help to its customers, said today it has signed a deal with its eighth MVNO customer. Brightpoint will provide XE Mobile LLC with inventory management, product fulfillment and distribution, reverse logistics, and product customization services. XE Mobile is a pay-as-you-go wireless service that targets […]

IPcelerate Makes IM Deal with AOL

IPcelerate Inc. said today it has teamed with AOL Inc. The companies are integrating their instant messaging software for college students. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. AOL is adding its AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service into IPcelerates MyNORA software, which includes a Virtual Student Union version. The MyNORA software client provides IP voice […]

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 […]

E CHANNEL: Portal Finds Calling in Phoning Home

Posted: 1/2002 E-Channel Portal Finds Calling in Phoning Home By Tara Seals Consumer resource portal is aiming at a large, yet overlooked, niche market: calling home.Access to comparative information really can make a difference for business travelers, college students and international callers for whom calling home is an important pursuit. The startup comparison-shopping users […]

Telcos Putting Moves on Vertical, Niche Markets

Posted: 02/2000 Telcos Putting Moves on Vertical, Niche Markets By Liz Montalbano hough it may seem telecommunications providers are striving to be all things to all people, telcos still are putting the moves on vertical and niche markets and targeting specific customer segments with solutions customized to their needs. A 1998 Insight Research Corp. ( […]

Wanted: A Few Good Sales Reps

Posted: 06/1999 Wanted: A Few Good Sales Reps By Susan Helen Moran In an executive suite in downtown Chicago, John Shave, the 33-year old president of Globalcom Inc., an integrated communications provider (ICP), paces across the floor analyzing 1998 W2s, stack rankings, sales reports and personality test results of a prospective sales employee. Shave is […]

ECCI Celabrates Its First Decade

Posted: 07/1998 ECCI Celabrates Its First Decade By Peter Meade Sherry Manning has enjoyed success as a real estate executive and a college president, but neither has brought her as much of a sense of accomplishment as her work with the Education Communications Consortia Inc. (ECCI), the organization she co-founded that is celebrating its 10th […]

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