SOURCE: Alteva


August 27, 2012 09:00 ET

ABC News Selects Alteva to Deliver Cloud VoIP Solution to Cover National Political Conventions

Alteva Will Provide Phone and Fax Services for 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Aug 27, 2012) -  Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider and subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (referred to as WVT Communications Group), today announced that it has been selected to provide a new portable HD telecommunications solutions to ABC News at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL (August 27-30) and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 3-6).

The ABC News political team covering the conventions will operate from an office on wheels including a hosted Unified Communications solution from Alteva. The Alteva solution will support production crews, reporters, and anchors with e-mail, faxing and HD voice communications and can be moved to remote locations frequently, supporting multiple broadcasts. Through the Voice over IP (VoIP) platform, Alteva will provide redundancy in two backup locations to ensure safe and secure access to communications functions, as well as serving as a precautionary measure in of light impending hurricane conditions in Tampa. This also will allow reporters and news anchors to make calls and send faxes during this high traffic news cycle.

"Alteva, which helps corporations run more efficiently every day, was selected for its highly reliable solution and rapid turnaround. We were able to test and prove our solution within a 24 hour window and selected as the vendor of choice due to our 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," said Louis Hayner, chief sales officer, WVT Communications Group. "We are proud of our team that moved quickly in a very tight window and we're looking forward to future assignments that demonstrate our ability to meet mission-critical challenges with our high quality solutions." 

About Alteva:
Alteva, a WVT Communications Group company and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva's service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva's voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva's customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Based in Philadelphia, Alteva is North America's largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, and provides hosted UC solutions to businesses in all 50 states and four continents. For more information about Alteva, visit, the Alteva YouTube channel at, follow us on Twitter @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821.

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