SunBridge Healthcare Selects MegaPath to Deliver Reliable and Scalable Wireless Broadband Internet Access for Doctors, Patients and Visitors
SAN JOSE, Calif. – October 20, 2011 – MegaPath Inc., one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced that SunBridge Healthcare, a provider of short-stay care, residential skilled care, rehabilitation therapy, Alzheimer’s care, behavioral health sciences and hospice services, is leveraging the company’s Full T1 Service for wireless Internet access. The MegaPath Full T1 service enables SunBridge Healthcare’s doctors to access patient medical records and hospital systems, while patients and their families can browse the Web, read email and participate in video calls.
“Our patients and visitors expect to have Internet access to stay connected with friends, family and work, and having a reliable wireless service helps keep our patients comfortable and informed during their stay,” said Kevin O’Connell, vice president of specialty services, SunBridge Healthcare. “MegaPath not only made the installation a smooth and painless process by paying special attention to each of our facilities’ unique needs, they also managed the connection of our wireless access, allowing our team to focus on our core business – patient health, safety and comfort.”
SunBridge Healthcare’s facilities leverage a MegaPath Full T1 data circuit and router with inside cabling to multiple wireless access points to ensure optimal coverage throughout each center. Based on the successful installation in the first 20 locations, SunBridge Healthcare will add MegaPath’s services to the remaining 200 facilities throughout the United States.
“SunBridge Healthcare’s facilities provide a critical service for communities across the country and we are proud to deliver reliable data access for their guests, patients and doctors,” said Dan Foster, president of business markets, MegaPath. “We look forward to continuing to expand this relationship as SunBridge Healthcare rolls out our services at their remaining locations.”
MegaPath’s T1 Services provide reliable nationwide broadband connectivity with symmetrical speed options of up to 12.0 Mbps. To learn more about MegaPath’s Full T1 and Bonded T1 services, visit http://www.megapath.com/data/t1/.
To view the MegaPath and SunBridge Healthcare case study, visit http://www.megapath.com/megapath/assets/File/PDF/CaseStudies/General/CaseStudy_Enterprise_Sunbridge.pdf.
About MegaPath Inc.
MegaPath operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country providing both commercial and wholesale services. The company provides a full range of data, voice, and security services for small and medium-sized businesses and enterprises nationwide and wholesale solutions to the carrier and service provider markets through one of the largest end-to-end networks in the country. MegaPath helps businesses of all sizes easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees, and business partners to lower costs, increase security, and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath’s managed IP data, voice, and security services, please visit http://www.megapath.com/ or call 1-877-MegaPath (1-877-634-2728).
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