January 31, 2013 – Charlotte, NC – Conterra Broadband Services (“Conterra”), a national provider of high capacity wide area network services (WAN), announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Jive Communications which allows Conterra to offer Jive’s Hosted VoIP services to its customers and prospects. This business relationship offers customers access to a more comprehensive suite of connectivity solutions by combining Conterra’s high quality WAN services with Jive’s Hosted VoIP Solutions.
“Hosted VoIP is becoming the standard telephony platform for E-Rate eligible institutions, such as schools and libraries. Jive’s Hosted VoIP offering is a perfect complement to our broadband wide area network (WAN) service and allows Conterra to offer a feature rich, turnkey voice solution to our clients,” said Van Snowdon, Executive Vice President for Conterra Broadband Services.
“We are very pleased to be working with Conterra. They have a proven track record of successfully serving their customers’ infrastructure needs,” said John Pope, CEO of Jive Communications. “Combining our nationally recognized voice and video products with their networking capabilities will provide a cost-effective and high-value solution for public sector organizations throughout the U.S.”
The combined solution is available now to schools and libraries seeking services for E-Rate Year 16 cycle.
About Conterra Broadband Services
Conterra Broadband Services, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a national provider of facilities-based broadband services for K-12, healthcare and government entities, wireless and wireline carriers, and select enterprises that require bandwidth intensive, carrier-grade data, video and voice transport services primarily in underserved areas throughout America. Conterra and its subsidiaries currently provide these services to over 1,000 K-12 schools, colleges, government and commercial sites throughout the United States, serving over one million students, teachers and administrators. For more information about Conterra, visit www.conterra.com or call 877-365-6701.
About Jive Communications
Jive Communications, headquartered in Orem, Utah, is a leading provider of hosted VoIP and video communications to thousands of commercial, government, and educational organizations. Jive built and maintains its proprietary, cloud-based communications platform—and is one of the fastest growing companies in the Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) industry. For more information about Jive, visit www.getjive.com or call 888-850-3009.