Sonus Achieves “E-Rate” Certification to Assist U.S. Schools and Libraries Sonus Solutions Now Eligible for Special Discounts to Help Qualified K-12 Schools and Libraries Enable and Secure Real-Time Communications
For Immediate Release: November 13, 2014
E-Rate certification makes Sonus’ portfolio of Session Border Controllers (SBC) eligible for discounts to assist qualified U.S. schools and libraries obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.
Sonus’ SBCs can be implemented by academic institutions and libraries to enable and secure real-time communications, such as voice or video, to help reduce communications costs and enable interoperability across network elements.
Sonus is a leading resource for educational entities as the need for telecommunications and information services in scholastic facilities continues to grow.
WESTFORD, Mass. – Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in enabling and securing real-time communications, today announced that it is helping support U.S. schools and libraries by participating in the nationwide E-Rate program, an initiative that makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for them. This certification allows Sonus to assist these educational institutions gain access to its Session Border Controllers (SBC) portfolio in an efficient and cost-effective manner.