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Conexon announces winners of 2021 Internet Grant program, showcasing the impact of high-speed internet in rural America

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

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  • b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAfter reading their stories, I have never been more proud of our role in the rural electric broadband movement.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe 2021 Conexon Internet Grant pilot collaboration captured stories with a focus on remote learning, education, career advancement, and other opportunities created by high-speed internet access.
  • The selected stories will be showcased on social media channels in the coming weeks.\nConexon anticipates expanding the Internet Grant program in 2022 and beyond.
  • Details of future programs can be found at conexoninternetgrant.com .\nConexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities.

Conexon announces winners of 2021 Internet Grant program, showcasing the impact of high-speed internet in rural America

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

Key Points: 
  • b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader, Conexon , is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Conexon Internet Grant, a pilot award program organized in collaboration with four rural electric cooperative clients in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAfter reading their stories, I have never been more proud of our role in the rural electric broadband movement.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe 2021 Conexon Internet Grant pilot collaboration captured stories with a focus on remote learning, education, career advancement, and other opportunities created by high-speed internet access.
  • The selected stories will be showcased on social media channels in the coming weeks.\nConexon anticipates expanding the Internet Grant program in 2022 and beyond.
  • Details of future programs can be found at conexoninternetgrant.com .\nConexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities.

Enactus Canada Welcomes Shaw Business to its Network of Partners!

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:15pm

b"TORONTO, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enactus Canada today announced it is partnering with Shaw Business as the presenting sponsor of its Executive Forum and title sponsor of the Shaw Business Youth Entrepreneurship Project Accelerator \xe2\x80\x94 two programs designed to inspire university students from across Canada to become this country\xe2\x80\x99s next generation of entrepreneurs, while helping drive positive social change in our communities.\n\xe2\x80\x9cEnactus Canada is excited to begin working with Shaw Business this year to work with and inspire these students to follow their passion,\xe2\x80\x9d said Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada President.

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  • b"TORONTO, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enactus Canada today announced it is partnering with Shaw Business as the presenting sponsor of its Executive Forum and title sponsor of the Shaw Business Youth Entrepreneurship Project Accelerator \xe2\x80\x94 two programs designed to inspire university students from across Canada to become this country\xe2\x80\x99s next generation of entrepreneurs, while helping drive positive social change in our communities.\n\xe2\x80\x9cEnactus Canada is excited to begin working with Shaw Business this year to work with and inspire these students to follow their passion,\xe2\x80\x9d said Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada President.
  • We are thrilled to have their leadership, insights and passion for business as part of our community.\xe2\x80\x9d\nA division of Shaw Communications Inc., Shaw Business provides high-speed internet and connectivity solutions to businesses of all sizes along with the trusted advice to help their customers grow.
  • Consumer serves residential customers with broadband Internet, Shaw Go WiFi, video and digital phone.
  • Business provides business customers with Internet, data, WiFi, digital phone and video services.

Verizon reports results of preliminary shareholder vote at 2021 annual meeting

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:29pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting, which was held today in a virtual-only format.\nVerizon\xe2\x80\x99s shareholders elected each of Verizon\xe2\x80\x99s nine directors to a one-year term.

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting, which was held today in a virtual-only format.\nVerizon\xe2\x80\x99s shareholders elected each of Verizon\xe2\x80\x99s nine directors to a one-year term.
  • The final results will be posted on Verizon\xe2\x80\x99s website at www.verizon.com/about/investors .\nVerizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services.
  • Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020.
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Verizon Connect introduces new device to track and manage high-value equipment

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

Today, Verizon Connect has introduced its compact, discreet asset tracking solution that is easy to conceal, self-install and self-manage, to help Reveal customers reduce theft, improve equipment utilization and billing, and reduce equipment downtime with a replaceable battery.\nDesigned exclusively by Verizon Connect for customers who are running their mobile business on the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform, the new asset tracker device was built for easy self-installation, customizable check-in rates, and the replaceable battery significantly extends the life of the device and its value1.

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  • Today, Verizon Connect has introduced its compact, discreet asset tracking solution that is easy to conceal, self-install and self-manage, to help Reveal customers reduce theft, improve equipment utilization and billing, and reduce equipment downtime with a replaceable battery.\nDesigned exclusively by Verizon Connect for customers who are running their mobile business on the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform, the new asset tracker device was built for easy self-installation, customizable check-in rates, and the replaceable battery significantly extends the life of the device and its value1.
  • Now, generators, trailers, storage containers, yellow iron and other equipment can be located and managed remotely -- as well as their vehicles, drivers and jobs -- online through the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform or the Verizon Connect Spotlight app.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWhen customers invest in and deploy equipment to job sites -- especially high-value equipment -- they now have a sleek, easy-to-install and hard-to-detect device that will help them reduce theft and improve utilization,\xe2\x80\x9d said Erin Cave, director, global product management at Verizon Connect.
  • With more than 3,000 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.
  • For more on Verizon Connect, visit www.verizonconnect.com .\n'

Kinetic by Windstream to Expand High-Speed Broadband in St. Johns County

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

\xe2\x80\x9cWe are committed to keeping the communities we serve connected to what\xe2\x80\x99s important.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe broadband network expansion was made possible by the use of CARES Act funding awarded through the St. Johns County Board of Commissioners coupled with capital invested by Kinetic.

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are committed to keeping the communities we serve connected to what\xe2\x80\x99s important.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe broadband network expansion was made possible by the use of CARES Act funding awarded through the St. Johns County Board of Commissioners coupled with capital invested by Kinetic.
  • Kinetic provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states.
  • The company also offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. Additional information is available at GoKinetic.com.
  • Follow us on Twitter at @GoKineticHome.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005776/en/\n'

Momentum Telecom Awarded a 2021 INTERNET TELEPHONY SD-WAN Product of the Year Award

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:57pm

"Businesses are increasingly adopting remote and hybrid work environments, and we are answering the call to meet and optimize their growing bandwidth needs.

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  • "Businesses are increasingly adopting remote and hybrid work environments, and we are answering the call to meet and optimize their growing bandwidth needs.
  • "\n"Congratulations to Momentum Telecomfor receiving a 2021 INTERNET TELEPHONY SDWAN Product of the Year Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.
  • Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.
  • INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutionsfocused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.

HFCL Limited announces launch of its TIP OpenWiFi Compliant Access Points ready for PM-WANI deployments

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'NEW DELHI, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Indian Wi-Fi brand IO byHFCL Limited, today announced the launch of its Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenWiFi compliant Access Points.

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  • b'NEW DELHI, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Indian Wi-Fi brand IO byHFCL Limited, today announced the launch of its Telecom Infra Project (TIP) OpenWiFi compliant Access Points.
  • TIP is a global community of companies and organizations that are driving infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity.
  • The TIP OpenWiFi platform will ensure plug and play interoperability across multiple vendors resulting in a faster roll out of features.
  • HFCL has been working very closely with TIP to develop cost effective open source powered Access Points and wireless controllers to extend the reach and accelerate the growth of high-speed broadband services across the world.\nHFCL is also collaborating with a few leading core solutions providers, to offer IO Outdoor and Indoor TIP OpenWiFi compliant Access Points for PM-WANI deployments.

Verizon ready for intense hurricane season; Verizon Frontline to aid public safety

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

With many COVID-19 restrictions still in place, this year\xe2\x80\x99s preparations for hurricane season are as important as ever.

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  • With many COVID-19 restrictions still in place, this year\xe2\x80\x99s preparations for hurricane season are as important as ever.
  • During times of crisis, we provide network priority and preemption for first responders at no cost to public safety agencies.
  • Additionally, when disaster strikes, the Verizon Response Team (VRT) is available 24/7 365 days a year to coordinate with first responders to provide essential technologies during a crisis.
  • Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020.

Kinetic by Windstream to Expand Gigabit Broadband Availability in Pennsylvania

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'Kinetic by Windstream, a long-trusted community partner for high-speed internet, will significantly expand the number of customer locations in its Pennsylvania service area that qualify for fiber-backed, symmetrical one-gigabit broadband service in 2021.\nMore than 83,000 customer locations in the company\xe2\x80\x99s Pennsylvania footprint currently qualify for lightning-fast, one-gigabit broadband, up from zero in 2016.

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  • b'Kinetic by Windstream, a long-trusted community partner for high-speed internet, will significantly expand the number of customer locations in its Pennsylvania service area that qualify for fiber-backed, symmetrical one-gigabit broadband service in 2021.\nMore than 83,000 customer locations in the company\xe2\x80\x99s Pennsylvania footprint currently qualify for lightning-fast, one-gigabit broadband, up from zero in 2016.
  • Kinetic will build one-gig, fiber-to-the-premise connections to approximately 56,000 additional locations by the end of 2021.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThis aggressive expansion of gigabit speeds underscores Kinetic\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to the rural communities we serve in Pennsylvania,\xe2\x80\x9d said Susan Schraibman, president of Kinetic operations in the commonwealth.
  • Kinetic provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states.
  • Windstream also offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. Additional information is available at GoKinetic.com .