SOURCE: IntelePeer

IntelePeer

December 18, 2013 08:05 ET

IntelePeer Unveils E-Rate Services to Provide Special Value for Schools and Educational Institutions

Program Offers Services at Subsidized Rates for Schools, Libraries and Other Organizations Backed by Federal Funding

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2013) - IntelePeer, a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications and SIP Trunking, today announced new E-rate Services tailored to meet the needs of public schools and other educational institutions. IntelePeer's E-rate Services include subsidized communications services for schools and libraries throughout the United States.

Through the program, qualifying institutions benefit from 20 percent to 90 percent cost reductions through funding from the Universal Service Schools and Library Program, operated by the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC).

"To prepare all children equally for the future, educators need the best communications and collaboration tools available," said Margaret Norton, IntelePeer CMO. "The E-rate Services program ensures that schools have the vital connections and most up-to-date communications services they need to educate the leaders of tomorrow regardless of local education budget constraints."

The funding for the Universal Service Schools and Library Program is provided by Universal Service Fund charges applied to interstate and international telecommunications services. IntelePeer's E-rate Services are available immediately and extend the company's portfolio of services for the education vertical market serving K-12 and higher education institutions.

About IntelePeer
IntelePeer is a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services that deliver high-quality HD voice, HD video and unified communications for businesses and contact centers. IntelePeer enables unified communication and collaboration (UCC) solutions from every major vendor with its SIP services and Fluent Federation-as-a-Service, providing enterprises with a ubiquitous user experience and seamless transition to the clarity, reliability and unmatched quality of IP communications served from IntelePeer's Cloud platform. For more information visit: www.intelepeer.com.

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