Telecommunications


Hertford Regional College Boosts Mobile Coverage

Hertford Regional College in the United Kingdom has deployed Agito Networks' RoamAnywhere Mobility Router to improve phone service for staff.

Alderson-Broaddus and Geneva Colleges Deploy e2Campus for Alerts

Two institutions--Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, WV and Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA--have gone public with their deployments of e2Campus from Omnilert for campus notification.

Suffolk U Adds In-Building Wireless Solution To Ensure Student Cell Coverage

To ensure that student cell phones work within its residential halls, Boston-based Suffolk University has implemented gear to boost wireless signal strength for data and voice services in highly congested, low-coverage areas.

Caribbean Clients Face Hurricane Season with Notifications in Place

Inter-American University in Puerto Rico and the American University of Antigua--both in the Caribbean--have signed onto Blackboard Connect for text, voice, and e-mail notification services. Both schools are users of the Blackboard Learn course management system.

Campuses Emphasize Safety Planning

A majority of colleges and universities have implemented emergency preparedness plans for their campuses, according to a new survey by the Campus Safety and Security Project.



Millersville U Goes Beyond Sirens for Emergency Notification

Millersville University in Millersville, PA recently implemented a new emergency notification system from Cooper Notification to expand its current practices that use a siren system.

John Jay College Gets Grant To Develop CUNY Emergency Management System

The Office of Continuing and Professional Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice received a $768,000 grant to develop an emergency management system. The award was issued by the United States Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. The new system is intended to be used across all campuses in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.

Northern Illinois U Deploys Sipera Unified Communications Security Appliance

Northern Illinois University is deploying a unified communications security appliance from Sipera Systems. UC-Sec provides privacy and encryption, access control and authentication, threat mitigation, and security policy enforcement for real-time communications traffic, including voice over IP (VoIP), IP-based video, and instant messaging.

20 Institutions Sign On for Alert Services

Howard University in Washington, DC, Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN, Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, AR, and 17 other institutions have signed on to become Rave Wireless clients.

UNCF Implements Internet Telephony

UNCF--the United Negro College Fund--has partnered with iCore Networks to implement a centralized phone system using a concept the vendor calls Voice over Private Internet (VoPI). In a VoPI scenario, communications are done on a dedicated circuit.