E-Rate

 

Alteva Taps Hosted VoIP for Education via E-Rate

Enterprise hosted VoIP provider Alteva has joined the Universal Service Administrative Co.’s Schools and Libraries Program’s E-Rate program. Institutions can now use government funding to purchase Alteva’s services. E-Rate discounts are provided to assist most schools and libraries in the U.S. obtain affordable telecommunication service, Internet access and phone hardware. Discounts up to 90 percent […]

Weston Group Offers E-rate Seminars

Westcon Group Inc. said each of its divisions will be offering E-rate TeleTrack seminars. The seminars will be Nov. 7 and Nov. 9 and will cover all aspects of E-rate, the federal grant program that supplies Internet and telephony equipment to schools and libraries nationwide. The training precedes the opening of the E-rate application window, […]

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 […]

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