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OVER THE
LAST TWO YEARS , MANY BUSINESSES – BIG AND SMALL – WERE FORCED TO SHIFT TO A HYBRID WORK
MODEL QUICKLY AND CHOSE MAKESHIFT IT SOLUTIONS .
RONTIER AND RINGCENTRAL ,

F a leading provider of global cloud communications , video meetings , collaboration and contact centre solutions , has announced a partnership to launch an allin-one productivity package to enable small businesses to run seamlessly from anywhere .

The new bundle will combine business cloud communications including RingCentral Message Video Phone ( MVP ) coupled with Frontier ’ s high-speed internet and network solutions to provide small businesses access to a reliable , secure and simple communications platform , enabling them to run from anywhere .
“ The pace of work for small businesses has never been faster – so we ’ re offering the connectivity to match ,” said Mike Shippey , Executive Vice President , Business and Wholesale for Frontier .
“ As we continue to Build Gigabit America and accelerate our network fibre expansion , we ’ re thrilled to partner with RingCentral to provide small businesses with the latest and most flexible communications solutions .”
Businesses are moving faster than ever before and so are their network capability needs . To power the modern workplace , Frontier and RingCentral are delivering unified cloud communications to meet customers ’ rapidly growing bandwidth needs . solution to deliver a seamless HD video conferencing and cloud calling experience .
Frontier recently rolled out multi-gig capabilities for small businesses – better servicing greater numbers of devices and resulting communications solutions .
“ Over the last two years , many businesses – big and small – were forced to shift to a hybrid work model quickly and chose makeshift IT solutions ,” said Homayoun Razavi , Chief Business Development Officer , RingCentral .
“ In partnership with Frontier , we ’ ve created a strategic all-in-one business package that unlocks the maximum value of hybrid work , manages costs effectively and powers all small business leaders ’ growing network needs . With the enterprise-grade capabilities offered through our joint solution , these small businesses can manage their workforce more efficiently and better serve their customers .
“ Additionally , small businesses can now secure access to blazing-fast fibre combined with next-generation communication tools that connect customers and employees wherever they are .”
Intelligent SME . tech asked three experts for their insights into how remote working has affected small businesses . . .
Every month , we pose industry experts a question pertinent to the issues of the day . This month . . . .
As people continue to work and run their businesses remotely , the combination of RingCentral ’ s leading Unifiedcommunications-as-a-Service ( UcaaS ) platform and Frontier ’ s lightning-fast symmetrical fibre service creates a reliable

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