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2013 ntca fall conference - Mobile Apps Presentation


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This was our Team Presentation on "Apps" at the Fall 2012 NTCA Conference in Chicago, IL

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2013 ntca fall conference - Mobile Apps Presentation

  1. 1. MOBILE APPS FOR DIRECTORS AND TELCO LEADERS 8:30–10:00 A.M. • REPEATS 10:15–11:45 A.M. • Tom Seymour – SRT Communications, Inc. • Shawn Grosz - SRT Communications, Inc. • Carissa Swenson - Consolidated Telecom Cooperative/TechTECS
  2. 2. AGENDA • Overview of Apps • Apple iOS Features and Tips • Useful and Helpful Apps • Mobile Devices and Apps at SRT • Hands on Training • Question and Answer Time
  3. 3. WHAT IS AN APP? • An app (application) is a computer software that helps with certain tasks. • Apps can be created for a specific platform or device or can be cross-platform
  4. 4. WHAT KINDS OF APPS ARE THERE? • App Types • Business • Entertainment • Educational • Social Networking • Travel & More! • App Platforms • Apple (iOS) • Google • Android • Windows • BlackBerry
  5. 5. STATISTICS • During 2012, a total of 180,000 applications were published • Only a third of the applications available are paid for. • $.99 is the minimum price (besides free) at which applications are sold. • Conclusion: Half the paid applications are sold at the minimum price
  6. 6. iTUNES AND APP STORE • Use an iTunes gift card when setting up your account • Use a password you will remember, you will use it a LOT! • Don’t share your iTunes password with your kids/grandkids • Read the reviews
  7. 7. iPAD SETTINGS •Usage •Restrictions •Accessibility
  8. 8. BUILT IN TIPS AND TRICKS • Did you Know… • You can take a picture of anything on your iOS device by taking a screen shot? • Tap Home button and Power Button at the same time • You can edit photos in the Photos App? • Tap on the photo in the photos app, then tap Edit • You can set reminders for a location? • Edit the reminder and set it for when you arrive or depart a specific area
  9. 9. DROPBOX •Store your files in the cloud •Access them from many different devices
  10. 10. QRAFTER •Scan and view QR Codes •Create QR codes with Pro Version
  11. 11. MY VERIZON MOBILE •Pay your bill •Check minutes, data and text usage
  12. 12. THE WHITE HOUSE •White House Blog •Latest News •Video Clips and Press Releases •Live Streaming of Events
  13. 13. WAZE •Social GPS, Maps & Traffic •Voice Guided Navigation •Finds cheapest gas stations
  14. 14. ZEEBOX •Your TV’s favorite companion •Learn fun facts, see what’s on next, interact with others and much more!
  15. 15. ROLL CALL •See the latest Roll Call stories and stay up to date on what’s happening on Capital Hill.
  16. 16. AROUNDME •Find the nearest gas stations, hospital, coffee shop and more!
  17. 17. RURAL TELECOM MAGAZINE •View the NTCA Rural Telecom Magazine from your iOS device.
  18. 18. EVERNOTE •Stay organized across all your digital devices.
  19. 19. MOBILE FARM MANAGER APP •Access your agronomic data, use GPS tracking and more!
  20. 20. CVS PHARMACY APP •Store locator •Order refills on prescriptions •Order photos
  21. 21. DELTA •Check in for flights •View boarding pass •Change seats •Check gate information •Receive notification of any flight changes
  22. 22. MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT • Explicit approval of all devices on corporate network • VPN connection control • Security log of device activity on network • Payment Card Industry compliance • Device password compliance • Push email from corporate servers • Remote wipe of information on lost devices • No BYOD
  25. 25. NOVELL FILR • SRT uses Novell as its enterprise file server • Novell Filr allows for access to files and shared folders remotely • Built in enterprise security • Leverages existing infrastructure • Easier access than VDI environment
  26. 26. VMWARE VIEW CLIENT • Virtual Desktop Infrasructure (VDI) • VMware mobile client • Virtual Machine on server in data center • Windows 7 desktop environment • Remote access to server files
  28. 28. NETWORK OPERATIONS •iTap RDP Remote Desktop • Allows running of Java based applications in Windows 7 environment • NISC iVUE, Element Management Systems
  30. 30. SRT WIRELESS •Mobile Wireless Service since 1999 •70 cell sites •13,000 subscribers •Mobile Data • 3G EVDO/4G LTE •Nationwide and regional plans
  31. 31. APPLE iPHONE •One of a few rural independents to have the Apple iPhone •One of the 2 or 3 smallest carriers •Several years in the making •Large commitments to Apple policies and procedures
  32. 32. ANDROID AND OTHERS •Full line of Android devices •Feature and Basic phones
  33. 33. MOBILE HOT SPOT •Stand alone device •Integrated into smartphone •Allows connectivity of Wi-Fi devices to 3G/4G network •Connect Wi-Fi iPad
  35. 35. QUESTIONS? CONTACT US! • Tom Seymour – SRT Communications, Inc. • Email: • Shawn Grosz - SRT Communications, Inc. • Email: • Carissa Swenson - Consolidated Telecom Cooperative/TechTECS • Email: