UCaaS can be good for disaster recovery; Lawmakers criticize $1M stimulus award to SamKnows

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@FierceTelecom RT Current Analysis via @techprcarm: UCaaS can be a lifesaver in a disaster. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Lawmakers criticized the Obama administration for awarding a $1 million federal grant to London-based SamKnows to help the FCC collect data on U.S.-based broadband service provider speeds. Article

> Juniper has awarded SunTel Services its Elite Portfolio Partner Status. Release

> tw telecom will present at the upcoming Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 8:45 am PT. Release

And finally … Point Topic's Tim Johnson thinks that European service providers should focus on providing good Quality of Experience regardless of the speed they are delivering. Article