Why We Love Philadelphia

March 26, 2015

We recently participated in the Philadelphia Small Business Expo as an exhibitor at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It was a great day and we really enjoyed meeting with business leaders from Philly. Xtel is based in New Jersey but we sure do love doing business in Philadelphia. Want to know why? Philly is #1 Philadelphia… Read More

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Philadelphia Small Business Expo

March 10, 2015

Xtel will be exhibiting at the Philadelphia Small Business Expo on Thursday, March 19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It’s absolutely free to attend – register here! Don’t miss our workshop, Transform Your Business With a Better Phone System, in Hall C at 3:15 pm. Or stop by booth #211 any time to say hello. We… Read More

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Net Neutrality’s Effect on K-12 Education

February 27, 2015

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015 enacted “strong, sustainable rules, grounded in multiple sources of legal authority, to ensure that Americans reap the economic, social, and civic benefits of an Open Internet today and into the future.” By reclassifying Internet service under Title II of the Communications Act, the Internet will be… Read More

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FCC Approves Further Modification to E-rate, Boosting Funds by $1.5 Billion

December 12, 2014

On December 11th, taking significant additional steps to ensure that the nation’s schools and libraries have access to robust high-speed broadband connections, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved further modernization of its E-rate program, the nation’s largest program supporting education technology. This action closes the connectivity gap by lowering prices schools and libraries pay for… Read More

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Wireless devices in the classroom

October 9, 2014

More wireless devices are being used in the classroom practically every day. According to a national survey from February of 2013, more than one third of teachers are using a tablet or e-reader in their classrooms. Nearly seventy percent of those surveyed reported that educational technology helps them “do much more than ever before” for… Read More

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Schools: Out with same old, same old

October 8, 2014

Feel like your school needs a change of pace this year? It can be all too easy to settle into a routine and start to let those idealistic dreams fade away in favor of making sure things get done. (Happens to all of us, regardless of the industry we work in! That’s why we’ve compiled… Read More

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Teacher Appreciation All Year Long

Happy teachers who feel appreciated are probably more likely to be enthusiastic, engaging and helpful in the classroom. Wouldn’t you agree? It’s important to make sure your teachers know that school administration recognizes their importance in the success of students and the school overall…and it’s important all year long, not just during Teacher Appreciation Week…. Read More

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Xtel Wins ACT Wide Area Network Services Bid

February 12, 2014

Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission (MRESC), the acting lead agency for the Alliance for Competitive Telecommunications (ACT) program has awarded Xtel Communications the ACT Bid #MRESC 13/14 – 49 for discounted Wide Area Network Services for the bid term 1/17/14 through 1/16/17. MRESC operates the New Jersey State Approved Cooperative Pricing System for the provision… Read More

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Xtel Named South Jersey Biz Magazine’s “Best of Telecommunications” for 2013

August 20, 2013

South Jersey Biz Magazine, South Jersey’s premier business-to-business monthly magazine, has named Xtel Communications as Best of Biz for 2013 in the telecommunications category. Read the pres release: SJ-Biz-Best-of-Telecom-2013.pdf.

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Xtel Offers Immediate Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Communications

November 2, 2012

Cloud-based service gives administrators immediate ability to communicate. Hurricane Sandy has had significant impact on many New Jersey communities, leaving many municipalities with limited or no contact with their constituents. Xtel Communications can deploy cloud-based Auto Attendant services that enable immediate communication between employees of New Jersey local government entities and their constituents via existing… Read More

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