NTI Group, Inc. to Hold Summit on Mass Notifications Integration at ACUTA Winter Conference

ANAHEIM , Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The NTI Group, Inc. (NTI), the largest time-sensitive mass notification service provider for schools via its Connect-ED service, will be attending the annual Association for Communications Technical Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) Winter Conference in Anaheim .

NTI will conduct an industry summit for conference attendees to learn about how to integrate mass notification technologies into their existing telecommunications systems. Attendees are invited to join Karen King and Norma Jean Loftus from Connect-ED for Higher Education at the Disneyland Hotel, room Wonder A from 5-6:00 p.m. on January 29 for the summit. The summit will center on three major topics -- how to have a successful implementation, system functionality and responsibility within the organization and the need for multi-modal communication and wireless infrastructure.

Participants are invited to join Connect-ED for cocktails and dinner immediately following the summit at Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney. Cocktails will start at 6:30 p.m. , following with dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Presented by ACUTA from January 27-30, the conference will feature two educational tracks, "Chargebacks and Cost Models for Communications Technology" and "User Communications and Support." These sessions will supply attendees with useful information regarding communications services.

"Having a service that enables school officials to notify students and coordinate with staff immediately is crucial in the many emergency situations that colleges and universities face," said Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of NTI. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide a forum for college and university representatives to discuss best practices and ways to efficiently implement a mass notification service."

NTI currently serves over 17,000 sites across 44 states and the District of Colombia that use Connect services. The Connect-ED service has been recognized as the best hosted alert and notification service in a University of Central Florida study funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Domestic Preparedness.

About The NTI Group

The NTI Group, Inc. (NTI), a Delaware corporation, is a privately held company that provides award winning communication systems designed specifically for local, regional, state, and Federal government entities. The Connect family of services enables rapid dissemination of critical information via voice and text devices using its premier mass notification engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily record and send time-based notifications to thousands of people in minutes using just a telephone. NTI makes and distributes the Connect-ED(R), Connect-CTY(R), Connect-GOV(R), and Connect- MIL(R) systems, allowing users to target specific groups and/or geographic regions within their database(s) and engage recipients in two-way communication by asking them to respond to questions via their telephone keypads.

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