Recent events have shone a spotlight on the need to adopt mobile, flexible, and reliable communication systems. When staff members cannot be in the office, they need a way to continue receiving calls and voicemails from their desk phone extensions.
Recent global events are shining a spotlight on the need for organizations to adopt mobile, flexible, and reliable communication systems. That’s why we’ve created this short list of ways mobile VoIP can help keep your district connected, in and out of the building.
We explored the topic of school and district communications technology by deploying a survey to school administrators nationwide. Nearly 200 respondents participated, providing insightful findings on the types of phone systems districts are currently using, the most significant problems they are experiencing, and how confident they are in the reliability of their phone systems.
New rules would eliminate eRate discounts on voice-related services within the next five years
[Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles examining the new eRate rules and how they will affect schools.]
If the Federal Communications Commission has its way, the eRate no longer will support voice services within the next five years, including plain old telephone service, toll-free service, and even voice over IP (VoIP).
This change could have a dramatic effect on school district budgets—and it likely will force school business and IT leaders to reexamine their options for voice-related services.…Read More