Human voice

New Report Shows Businesses That Use A PEO Fared Better During The Pandemic

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:30pm

The new research -- by noted economists Laurie Bassi and Dan McMurrer of McBassi and Company -- compared how PEO clients have fared compared to non-clients from early 2020 through July 2021 across a range of different measures in regard to business operations, changes in employment and success in accessing major government support programs. It showed that businesses that use a PEO:

Key Points: 
  • It showed that businesses that use a PEO:
    Are 58 percent less likely to have permanently closed.
  • Are 32 percent less likely to have seen a negative overall effect on business from the pandemic.
  • "This study confirms that PEOs are the unsung heroes of the pandemic because they helped small and mid-sized businesses not only survive but thrive during the pandemic.
  • NAPEO has some 250 PEO members that provide payroll, benefits, compliance assistance, and other HR services to 173,000 businesses employing 4 million people.

Pure IP Named Partner for Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams General Availability (GA) Release

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:21pm

LONDON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure IP , a leading global provider of enterprise voice communications, is proud to be a provider for Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams , which Microsoft has now launched into general availability.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure IP , a leading global provider of enterprise voice communications, is proud to be a provider for Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams , which Microsoft has now launched into general availability.
  • Operator Connect, released to public preview in May 2021, is an operator-managed service for bringing PSTN calling to Microsoft Teams, and enables customers to connect new calling services from directly within the Teams Admin Center.
  • Operator Connect provides customers with a range of benefits, including:
    A seamless experience: Teams administrators can open the "Operators" tab in the Teams Admin Center to connect to carriers, add phone numbers, and assign them to users.
  • As a Microsoft (Voice) Partner since 2010, Pure IP has also demonstrated their experience and expertise enabling calling in Teams for organizations around the world.

Port Hardy residents and businesses can now access the fastest 5G network in Canada from TELUS

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:37pm

PORT HARDY, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS has expanded its next-generation 5G network to Port Hardy as part of its larger $13 billion investment in infrastructure and operations in British Columbia through 2024 to further support the province throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recovery. Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS’ lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbians, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.

Key Points: 
  • Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbians, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.
  • In Opensignals first Canada 5G User Experience Report 2021 2, which analyzed Canadas next-generation networks, TELUS took home six awards including Fastest 5G Download and Upload Speeds, Best 5G Video Experience, Best Voice App Experience and Best 5G Availability nationwide.
  • These achievements, along with the numerous, sustained accolades TELUS has earned over the years, showcase the strength and speed of TELUS global-leading mobile network.
  • TELUS 5G subscribers see a 2x jump in speed compared to Opensignals February report, which saw 2x speed gain vs 4G.

Parksville and Qualicum Beach residents and businesses can now access the fastest 5G network in Canada from TELUS

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:31pm

PARKSVILLE and QUALICUM BEACH, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS has expanded its next-generation 5G network to Parksville and Qualicum Beach as part of its larger $13 billion investment in infrastructure and operations in British Columbia through 2024 to further support the province throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recovery. Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS’ lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbians, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.

Key Points: 
  • Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbians, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.
  • In Opensignals first Canada 5G User Experience Report 2021 2, which analyzed Canadas next-generation networks,TELUS took home six awards including Fastest 5G Download and Upload Speeds, Best 5G Video Experience, Best Voice App Experience and Best 5G Availability nationwide.
  • These achievements, along with the numerous, sustained accolades TELUS has earned over the years, showcase the strength and speed of TELUS global-leading mobile network.
  • TELUS 5G subscribers see a 2x jump in speed compared to Opensignals February report, which saw 2x speed gain vs 4G.

Bulkley-Nechako and Houston residents and businesses can now access the fastest 5G network in Canada from TELUS

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:22pm

BULKLEY-NECHAKO, British Columbia and HOUSTON, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS has expanded its next-generation 5G network to Bulkley-Nechako and Houston as part of its larger $13 billion investment in infrastructure and operations in British Columbia through 2024 to further support the province throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recovery. Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS’ lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbins, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.

Key Points: 
  • Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbins, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.
  • In Opensignals first Canada 5G User Experience Report 2021 2, which analyzed Canadas next-generation networks,TELUS took home six awards including Fastest 5G Download and Upload Speeds, Best 5G Video Experience, Best Voice App Experience and Best 5G Availability nationwide.
  • These achievements, along with the numerous, sustained accolades TELUS has earned over the years, showcase the strength and speed of TELUS global-leading mobile network.
  • TELUS 5G subscribers see a 2x jump in speed compared to Opensignals February report, which saw 2x speed gain vs 4G.

Fort St. James residents and businesses can now access the fastest 5G network in Canada from TELUS

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:12pm

FORT ST. JAMES, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS has expanded its next-generation 5G network to Fort St. James as part of its larger $13 billion investment in infrastructure and operations in British Columbia through 2024 to further support the province throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recovery. Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS’ lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbins, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.

Key Points: 
  • Local residents and businesses now have access to TELUS lightning fast 5G network, which will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes for British Columbins, in addition to enabling an entrepreneurial spirit and unleashing human productivity.
  • In Opensignals first Canada 5G User Experience Report 2021 2, which analyzed Canadas next-generation networks,TELUS took home six awards including Fastest 5G Download and Upload Speeds, Best 5G Video Experience, Best Voice App Experience and Best 5G Availability nationwide.
  • These achievements, along with the numerous, sustained accolades TELUS has earned over the years, showcase the strength and speed of TELUS global-leading mobile network.
  • TELUS 5G subscribers see a 2x jump in speed compared to Opensignals February report, which saw 2x speed gain vs 4G.

Hymn Writers Keith and Kristyn Getty Release Official Music Video for 'It Is Well With My Soul'

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Music today released the official music video for Keith and Kristyn Getty's new rendition of the timeless hymn, "It Is Well With My Soul."

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Music today released the official music video for Keith and Kristyn Getty's new rendition of the timeless hymn, "It Is Well With My Soul."
  • The new music video includes footage shot in Northern Ireland of the expansive coast, roaring waves and towering cliffs to complement the original song.
  • Additionally, the song will be included in the Oct. 4 Getty Family Hymn Sing and the Oct. 17 Global Hymn Sing.
  • Keith and Kristyn Getty are pre-eminent modern hymn writers in the world today with Keith being the first Church Musician of the modern era to be awarded the OBE from Queen Elizabeth II, for services to music and hymn writing.

8x8 Introduces Frontdesk; New Unified XCaaS Experience Transforms the Receptionist Role for a Hybrid Workforce

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:59pm

8x8 Frontdesk transforms the receptionist role by delivering a tailored experience and user interface that uniquely blends traditional unified communications and contact center capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • 8x8 Frontdesk transforms the receptionist role by delivering a tailored experience and user interface that uniquely blends traditional unified communications and contact center capabilities.
  • It also enables the receptionist and front desk function to be assigned or delegated to any user, regardless of role, location, or device.
  • 8x8 XCaaS and the 8x8 Frontdesk solution addresses the changing requirements of receptionists and front desk staff, especially as they shift to a hybrid workplace.
  • 8x8 and 8x8 X Series are trademarks of 8x8, Inc.
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Charter Offers Senior Secured Notes

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:23pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (alongwith its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that its subsidiaries, Charter Communications Operating, LLC ("CCO") and Charter Communications Operating Capital Corp., intend to offer senior secured fixed rate notes ("the Notes").

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (alongwith its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that its subsidiaries, Charter Communications Operating, LLC ("CCO") and Charter Communications Operating Capital Corp., intend to offer senior secured fixed rate notes ("the Notes").
  • Charter intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes, including to fund potential buybacks of Class A common stock of Charter and common units of Charter Communications Holdings, LLC, to repay certain indebtedness and to pay related fees and expenses.
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co LLC will act as Joint Book-Running Managers for the senior secured notes offering.
  • Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice.

CareCentrix Earns 2021 Cigna Well-Being Award and Hartford Courant Top Workplace Recognition

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

In addition, The Hartford Courant recognized CareCentrix with the publications 2021 Top Workplaces award, which CareCentrix also received in 2020 .

Key Points: 
  • In addition, The Hartford Courant recognized CareCentrix with the publications 2021 Top Workplaces award, which CareCentrix also received in 2020 .
  • These honors are the latest validation of CareCentrixs great workplace culture and commitment to its employees, building upon the companys 2021 Best Workplaces for Aging Services award from FORTUNE, the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, and Top Workplace awards from the Tampa Bay Times in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
  • The Hartford Courant award is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey which measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures including alignment, execution, and connection.
  • CareCentrix Cares program is exclusively funded by CareCentrix employees for CareCentrix employees.