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Hosted Telecommunications Firm Carolina Digital Awarded Johnson County School System Contract for New 4,500 VoIP Phone System

Hosted Telecommunications Firm Carolina Digital Awarded Johnson County School System Contract for New 4,500 VoIP Phone System

Carolina Digital, a leading provider of USAC Category 1 eligible hosted telecommunications for K-12 schools in the Southeast United States, announced that it has been awarded a contract by North Carolina’s Johnson County School System to install a new 4,500 VoIP phone system. Per the agreement, Carolina Digital will utilize the robust and proven unified communications platform powered by Third… Read more →

FCC wants to regulate Internet like phone service

FCC wants to regulate Internet like phone service

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing unprecedented rules to regulate Internet service providers — including mobile broadband — like a public utility, in a far-reaching move that could be one of the most divisive plans to emerge from the agency in years. In an op-ed in Wired magazine posted online, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said his plan… Read more →

New FCC Order Increases E-rate Program by $1.5 Billion Annually

New FCC Order Increases E-rate Program by $1.5 Billion Annually

New FCC Order Increases E-rate Program by $1.5 Billion Annually, and Introduces a Number of New Changes Including “Equalizing” Treatment of Lit and Dark Fiber On December 19, the FCC released the text of its Second Report and Order in its E-rate modernization proceeding. The new Order increased the annual spending cap on the E-rate program by an additional $1.5… Read more →

The Benefits of SIP Trunking for K-12 School Districts

The Benefits of SIP Trunking for K-12 School Districts

The Benefits of SIP Trunking—Looking for Cost-effective IP Telephony? Combining the Internet and telephony lets companies save money and tap new functionality. Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) trunking allows telephone calls to travel as digital Internet Protocol (IP) signals from end to end instead of using the conventional analog public phone system. It makes it possible for a business to leverage… Read more →