October 3, 2018 – MARLTON, NJ – Xtel Communications co-founder and Executive Vice President Liz Sorino is participating as a panelist and subject matter expert in Telecom and
E-Rate for Schools at the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) 8thAnnual Building the Future Conference held in Washington DC, October 10-12.
Sorino will be featured as a panelist along with representatives from Century Link and Crown Castle, at 2PM, Tuesday, October 11 at a session entitled ‘E-Rate Service Provider Toolkit’. This panel session, moderated by Steve Augustino (Kelley Drye & Warren), is designed for
E-Rate service providers and is intended to guide them through current issues and compliance considerations. ‘The Service Provider Toolkit’ panel will cover the life cycle of the E-Rate process, from setting up your sales channel to managing E-Rate’s bureaucracy. The panel will address three primary questions for service providers. 1) How to set up the organization, compliance with the competitive bidding rules and how the E-rate market differs from other SMB markets; 2) How to handle funding reviews, invoicing and certification; and 3) How to address the current hot-button issues in E-Rate enforcement.
“Xtel Communications has been closely involved with the E-Rate process for funding voice and data services in schools for many years,” says Liz Sorino, co-founder and executive vice president. “As a service provider and carrier for many public and charter school districts in the Mid-Atlantic Region, we have vast experience in providing best-in-class services to our customers in compliance with E-Rate regulations.”
Liz Sorino, executive vice president and co-founder of Marlton based Xtel Communications, has been instrumental in growing Xtel Communications from a fledgling local and long distance provider into a multi-million dollar regional leader in voice, data, internet and cloud services. She credit’s Xtel’s growth curve with the deployment of Hosted PBX services with ancillary layered applications such as mass notification, allowing customers to enjoy enterprise class phone features without a large capital investment. An active and community-minded professional, Sorino stays involved with industry organizations such as SHLB and has been highlighted in South Jersey Business Journal as “Executive of the Year 2017” and a “Woman to Watch”, walked multiple 60-mile Susan G. Komen 3-day events and actively supports Toys for Tots.
About Xtel Communications
With 24+ years of experience, Xtel is widely recognized for our commitment to the telecommunications and carrier needs of government entities, school districts, other MSPs, and businesses of every size. We focus on implementing smart and cost-effective communication solutions, not just technology for the sake of technology. To find out more information visit http://xtel.net or call us at 1-800-GET-XTEL.