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ABC News Picks Alteva HD Telecommunications to Cover Republican National Convention
By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor
ABC News recently selected Alteva (News - Alert) to provide the new portable HD telecommunications solutions at the just concluded Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC., scheduled to be held September 3-6.
"Alteva, which helps corporations run more efficiently every day, was selected for its highly reliable solution and rapid turnaround,” said Louis Hayner (News - Alert), adding that the company was able to test and prove its solution within a 24 hour window and selected as the vendor of choice due to the unsurpassed customer service and quality of communications solutions.
“These are hallmarks of our services for each and every one of our customers, and we are delighted to have been selected by ABC in support of such high profile events on a national stage,” Hayner said.
The ABC News political team, covering the conventions, operates from an office on wheels that feature a hosted Unified Communications (News - Alert) solution from Alteva. The solution helps start out on VoIP phone or via an IM and then overlay different applications such as desktop sharing or video in a seamless, non-disruptive way, giving participants the ability to collaborate using an ultimate solution.
Company officials said that the Alteva solution support production crews, reporters, and anchors with e-mail, faxing and HD voice communications. It can also be moved to remote locations frequently, supporting multiple broadcasts. Moreover, the company provides redundancy in two backup locations, ensuring safe and secure access to communications functions.
Alteva, a WVT Communications Group company, is a provider of cloud-based Unified Communications solution. Recently, the company introduced Alteva Hosted SMB Unified Communications Bundles to its comprehensive line of cloud-based services, saying that The SMB UC Bundles take the guess-work out of purchasing a phone system.
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Edited by Rich Steeves