Ontario Convention Center Expands Technology Services

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The Ontario Convention Center has expanded its technology services to include webinars and webcasting.

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With budgets being cut, travel may not be an option for companies right now. This gives them a viable alternative to conduct their business without breaking the bank.

The Ontario Convention Center has expanded its technology services to include webinars and webcasting. The Convention Center already offers VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), DS3 and Wi-Fi Internet services, so the addition is a natural extension of existing services.

A webcast is a streaming media technology and is a transmission of audio or video content over the Internet; essentially a broadcast. It is ideal for presentations and seminars because it's a single source of content that can be distributed to many listeners and/or viewers simultaneously.

By contrast a webinar or web conferencing is used to conduct live meetings or presentations over the Internet. Participants can join in via their personal computers and are connected to other participants. Interactions take place over the Internet and phone lines.

"Adding these to our existing services allows our clients greater flexibility," says Bob Brown, general manager and CEO of the Ontario Convention Center. "With budgets being cut, travel may not be an option for companies right now. This gives them a viable alternative to conduct their business without breaking the bank."

For more information, contact the Ontario Convention Center's Internet Services Specialist at (888) 385-6338.

About the Ontario Convention Center
The Ontario Convention Center is contemporary in design and equipped with the latest in technology. The Convention Center boasts over 225,000 total square feet of exhibit, meeting and function space. An ideal venue for conventions, tradeshows, exhibits and meetings, the Convention Center provides a full range of technology services, including Wi-Fi, Internet, DS3 and video-conferencing capabilities. For more information about the Ontario Convention Center, go to http://www.ontariocc.com or call (909) 937-3000.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, SMG provides facility services to more than 200 venues in 41 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada and Europe, controls over 1.5 million entertainment seats worldwide and manages more than ten million feet of exhibition space.

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