Prnewswire | April 19, 2023
Redzone Wireless today announced a partnership with Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions. The partnership enables Redzone to deliver Cradlepoint wireless WAN solutions across Maine and New England. As a member of Cradlepoint's 5-star Partner Program, Redzone can accelerate the implementation of wireless WAN infrastructure for branch, mobile and IOT connectivity.
Redzone operates one of the largest licensed midband 2.5 GHz networks in the U.S., providing fixed wireless home and business Internet service to thousands of customers in all of Maine's sixteen counties and several island communities. The company's experience includes a number of pioneering first deployments in rural underserved areas.
A global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge Solutions, Cradlepoint's NetCloud platform and cellular routers deliver a pervasive, secure, and software-defined Wireless WAN edge to connect people, places, and things anywhere. Cradlepoint is the first to deliver comprehensive 5G solutions for business, combining its NetCloud platform with a clean-sheet-of-paper design for new 5G modems and antenna systems.
"There's a massive opportunity to provide organizations with robust wireless WAN solutions that create a secure, controllable and manageable infrastructure," said Eric Purcell, SVP, Global Partner and Alliances at Cradlepoint. "As a member of the Cradlepoint Partner program, Redzone can deliver unique and best-in-class Wireless WAN to help their customers transform businesses with flexible broadband access."
Members of Cradlepoint's Partner Program benefit from best-in-class training, implementation guides, and educational and demand-generation tools to help drive customer engagement and success. Redzone will be able to hit the ground-floor of the quickly expanding wireless WAN market.
"Businesses are increasingly looking to Redzone to provide internet diversity and back-up connectivity, and for day-1 internet service at job sites where wired connections are not immediately available," said Jim McKenna, CEO & Founder of Redzone. "Cradlepoint's wireless WAN solutions unlock an exciting new use-case for the deployment of our licensed midband 2.5 GHz spectrum, allowing us to meet the needs of this emerging market head on."
To learn more on Redzone, please visit www.redzonewireless.com. For more information on Cradlepoint's Partner Program, visit https://cradlepoint.com/partners/for-partners/.
Cradlepoint is a global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions. Cradlepoint's NetCloud™ platform and cellular routers deliver a pervasive, secure, and software-defined Wireless WAN edge to connect people, places, and things — anywhere. More than 25,000 businesses and government agencies worldwide, including many Global 2000 organizations and top public sector agencies, rely on Cradlepoint to keep mission-critical sites, points of commerce, field forces, vehicles, and IoT devices always connected. Cradlepoint was founded in 2006, acquired by Ericsson in 2020, and operates today as a standalone subsidiary within Ericsson's Business Area Technologies and New Businesses. Cradlepoint is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with development centers in Silicon Valley and India and international offices in the UK and Australia. www.cradlepoint.com
About Redzone Wireless
Established in 2006, Redzone is a leading fixed wireless internet service provider serving thousands of residential and business customers in Maine. The company operates exclusively on licensed midband 2.5 GHz spectrum in the last mile, enabling it to provide deep non-line-of-sight coverage in rural and underserved areas. Redzone is based in Rockland, ME. Learn more at www.redzonewireless.com
ENTERPRISE MOBILITY,MOBILE OS
prnewswire | April 26, 2023
Ribbon Communications Inc. a global provider of real time communications technology and IP optical networking solutions to many of the world's largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that Valley Telecommunications, a South Dakota provider of telephone, Internet and television services, has selected Ribbon to upgrade its network and provide a tenfold increase in bandwidth for local residents and businesses.
"Valley Telecommunications is dedicated to providing the best possible experience to our customers," said Jeff Symens, CEO and General Manager, Valley Telecommunications. "Partnering with Ribbon means we have the most comprehensive IP optical networking technology on the market and can offer highly reliable communications services at a fair price."
The network upgrade includes Ribbon's Apollo Optical Transport and Neptune IP Routing managed by Muse Domain Orchestration. The comprehensive solution enables Valley Telecommunications to better support broadband aggregation, offer differentiated services for small and mid-sized businesses, deliver greater bandwidth and security, and seamlessly support mobile backhaul needs.
"Ribbon and Valley Telecommunications have enjoyed a long-standing partnership for many years," said Elizabeth Page, Ribbon's Senior Sales Director, Rural Markets. "We are delighted to continue working with them to serve South Dakota with the advanced technologies that help remote students, workers and telehealth facilities with better bandwidth and network security."
Ribbon Communications delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today's smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, and agility, including core to edge software-centric solutions, cloud-native offers, leading-edge security and analytics tools, along with IP and optical networking solutions for 5G. We maintain a keen focus on our commitments to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters, offering an annual Sustainability Report to our stakeholders.
MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE,NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
globenewswire | April 12, 2023
CallTower, an international leader in delivering cloud-based enterprise-class unified communications, contact center and collaboration solutions, enhances its platform by delivering Zoom Phone, a cloud-based enterprise phone service that enables organizations to connect from anywhere and collaborate with agility.
CallTower continues to enrich its enterprise communication offerings with Zoom Phone, a trusted and scalable cloud-based phone system. The Zoom Phone experience turns Zoom into a fully featured communication and collaboration product, complete with voice, conferencing, messaging, and video in the same solution. With CallTower’s Zoom solution and global voice-optimized network, multinational organizations have the opportunity to consolidate multiple business phone systems into a single, unified platform.
Business solutions with robust functionality such as Zoom Phone, elevate standard phone system features to better suit the modern enterprise, and include features like call recording, caller ID, call routing, call forwarding, and more.
“Zoom is very excited to welcome CallTower as a partner,” said Jason Gilligan, Global Business Development for Zoom Phone. “CallTower's robust technology infrastructure, flexible deployment options, and exceptional customer support ensure that businesses of all sizes can seamlessly transition to Zoom Phone and experience the full benefits of a modern cloud communication system.”
“We are excited to add Zoom Phone to our enterprise communications profile,” said Doug Larsen, VP of Software and Product, “Zoom Phone is the state-of-the-art modern phone system that is easy to use, and we are eager to offer this new solution to our clients.”
“Our current Zoom offering has been extremely valuable when it comes to keeping our clients connected.” adds William Rubio, Chief Revenue Officer. “As a UCaaS industry leader, we are looking forward to offering Zoom’s world-class global phone service in our efforts to continually provide more UC options.”
CallTower recently announced the launch of their Zoom enterprise voice solution. As a Cloud Peering Partner, CallTower’s Zoom system offers flexible deployment options allowing organizations to stay agile in an ever-evolving business environment. CallTower allows companies to connect Zoom with current service providers to avoid early termination fees, maintain current call rates, and limit risk in porting over large volumes of numbers all while keeping existing phone numbers.
Since its inception in 2002, CallTower has evolved into a global cloud-based, enterprise-class Unified Communications, Contact Center and Collaboration solutions provider for growing organizations worldwide. CallTower provides, integrates and supports industry-leading solutions, including Operator Connect for Microsoft® Teams, Teams Direct Routing, GCC High Teams Direct Routing, Office 365, Cisco® Webex Calling / UCM, Cisco® CCPP, Zoom (BYOC), Zoom Phone, CT Cloud UCaaS and four contact center options, including Five9 for business customers.