Education

Research shows that technology use is a top-five indicator of: Better discipline, better attendance and increases in college attendance *Source: ProjectRed, www.projectred.org, 2010.

K-12/Libraries

How will technology improve your school?

Schools that consistently use technology produce better student achievement than those schools that don’t. We can help you benefit from E-Rate funding to implement computing technology and advanced communications vital to providing the highest quality education. We’ve invested the time and effort to ensure our sales and support teams have the expertise to help you get the best services through E-Rate. In addition, we will help you with a discounted rate, beginning July 1, while you await the 4-6 month required for Form 486 approval.

Spectrum Business offers the fastest Internet speeds and advanced phone features, so students and staff can stay up to date with information and learning resources.


Spectrum Business Coax Services:

Spectrum Business Internet

We offer a wide range of blazing-fast Internet solutions up to 100Mbps.

  • Speeds up to 100Mbps
  • FREE Web and Email hosting
  • Free Desktop Security, Web Hosting, Managed Wireless Internet Router
Spectrum Business Phone

Affordable business phone service that offers essential calling features.

  • Unlimited Long Distance
  • Advanced calling features
  • Include Spectrum Business web and audio hosting for a simple, flexible phone conferencing solution

Spectrum Business Fiber Services:

Spectrum Business Internet
  • Dedicated symmetric connectivity with speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Provides connectivity you don’t get with legacy WAN solutions

Spectrum Business Ethernet

  • Reliable and cost-efficient coax-based Ethernet
  • Effectively connects low bandwidth remote sites to a high bandwidth hub location
Fiber Data Networking

Connect two or more geographically diverse locations using point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or multipoint configurations through a redundant, reliable network.

  • Optical Ethernet
  • Optical Wavelength
  • Optical Layer 3 VPN
Spectrum Business Phone
  • PRI

    A dedicated voice solution that is ideal for supporting educational facilities requiring high-volume calling capacity via Primary Rate Interface (PRI). A range of flexible solutions can support as few as 12 and up to hundreds of concurrent calls.

  • SIP Trunking

    Simplify with one scalable connection for voice, data and Internet through a privately managed network that can be easily implemented with our certified IP-PBX systems. Great for maximizing bandwidth and reducing hardware costs.

Fiber Data Networking

Connect two or more geographically diverse locations using point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or multipoint configurations through a redundant, reliable network.

  • Optical Ethernet
  • Optical Wavelength
  • Optical Layer 3 VPN

College/Higher Ed

Just like you aim for your students to be the best in their class, we aim for our services to be the best in ours. We offer the fastest Internet speeds available, advanced phone and crystal clear HD TV so that you can keep your students and staff up-to-date with information and learning resources.


Spectrum Business Fiber Services:

Spectrum Business Internet
  • Dedicated symmetric connectivity Speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Provides connectivity you don’t get with legacy WAN solutions
Spectrum Business Ethernet
  • Reliable and cost-efficient coax-based Ethernet
  • Effectively connects low bandwidth remote sites to a high bandwidth hub location
Fiber Data Networking

Connect two or more geographically diverse locations using point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or multipoint configurations through a redundant, reliable network.

  • Optical Ethernet
  • Optical Wavelength
  • Optical Layer 3 VPN
Spectrum Business Phone
  • PRI

    A dedicated voice solution that is ideal for supporting educational facilities requiring high- volume calling capacity via Primary Rate Interface (PRI). A range of flexible solutions can support as few as 12 and up to hundreds of concurrent calls.

  • SIP Trunking

    Simplify with one scalable connection for voice, data and Internet through a privately managed network that can be easily implemented with our certified IP-PBX systems. Great for maximizing bandwidth and reducing hardware costs.


Spectrum Business Coax Services:

Spectrum Business TV

Access the most popular channels and programming.

  • Over 100 channels in HD
  • Access to advanced digital tiers
  • Reliable service that isn’t susceptible to weather interruptions like satellite

E-Rate

GET POWERFUL SERVICES WITH THE FINANCIAL BENEFITS OF E-RATE

Educational organizations are leveraging E-Rate by partnering with Spectrum Business to reduce cost and implement technology for greater student achievement. Here’s how:

July 1

Charter will not make you wait to receive discounts. We will bill at the discounted rates starting on July 1 vs. making you wait 4-6 months for Form 486 approval.

1 Gig +

Dedicated connectivity is installed and provisioned to deliver symmetrical speeds up to 1Gbps with the ability to scale up to 10Gbps or higher if needed. This ensures your school will have enough speed to enable the newest technology and services to help students excel and empower teachers through access to long distance learning and other educational tools.

Dedicated support
  • 94% of calls answered in 30 seconds
  • 90% of issues resolved in one call
  • Face-to-face service from customer management teams
  • Dedicated Account team
Need proof?

With dedicated connectivity up to 10Gbps, means you can offer the newest technology and services to help students excel through access to distance learning, videos and other educational tools.

99% of Spectrum Business E-Rate customers-and there are hundreds of them-receive their requested funding at 100% for P1 services.

Before you start the application process, follow these 7 steps before you begin:

1) Technology Planning
2) Competitive Bidding
3) Selecting Service Providers
4) Applying for Discounts
5) Application Review
6) Starting Services
7) Invoicing

You can apply for E-Rate funding directly on the USAC website www.usac.org