MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kajeet®, a leading provider of IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver safe, reliable and controlled internet connectivity to students, enterprises, state and local governments and IoT solution providers, today announced it won the prestigious 2020 "Community Builder Award" in the corporate category from the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training (NCTET). In receiving this award, Kajeet joins a select group of impressive industry leaders who are making a positive difference in education.
"Since the pandemic, the digital divide has gone from a national equity disparity to become a national equity emergency," said Jon Bernstein at NCTET. "We've witnessed Kajeet's dedication and commitment to the education technology community during these unprecedented times and are proud to recognize Kajeet for making learning continuity possible and more equitable."
Throughout its history, NCTET has bestowed the "Community Builder Award" to a diverse and bipartisan cross-section of leaders who have made a difference in education. This year, nine distinguished leaders across five different categories received the 2020 NCTET "Community Builder Award."
2020 NCTET "Community Builder Award" Winners
- Government: Governor Jared Polis (D-CO) and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
- Nonprofit: Sylvia Acevedo, former chief executive officer, Girl Scouts USA, and Sal Khan, founder, Khan Academy
- Corporate: Google and Kajeet
- Educators: Chris Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in learning technologies, Harvard's Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and Hero Educators of COVID
- Equity Advocate Award: Honorable John King, president and CEO, Education Trust
"We are honored to be recognized by NCTET for all the hard work that the Kajeet team does to help make education available to every student," said Daniel J.W. Neal, founder and CEO of Kajeet. "We also recognize that at the heart of education are teachers and educators, and we're honored to support them to deliver better educational outcomes for their students."
As more educational content moves online, Kajeet makes it possible for all students across the country to continue learning. Its robust suite of education-focused technology includes Kajeet SmartSpot™, Kajeet SmartBus™ and Kajeet LTE Chromebooks. All hardware is provisioned on Kajeet's IoT management platform, Sentinel®, enabling extensive administrative control, hierarchical account structuring, complete visibility into data usage on all connected devices, mobile policy controls, content blocking for added security and the ability to use multiple networks and technologies for the most reliable service in any location.
To learn more about 2020 NCTET "Community Builder Award," visit https://home.edweb.net/webinar/leadersplc20210121/
Kajeet provides optimized IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver safe, reliable and controlled internet connectivity to students, enterprises, state and local governments, and IoT solution providers. Kajeet is the only managed IoT connectivity services provider in the industry to offer a scalable IoT management platform, Sentinel®, that includes complete visibility into real-time data usage, policy control management, custom content filters for added security and multi-network flexibility. Whether to enable digital access that ensures student success, empower companies to connect and control devices in the field, or offer support and a platform to launch a complex mobile solution, Kajeet is trusted by many to make powerful and flexible wireless solutions easy. Kajeet is available for hybrid and multi-network access across all major North American wireless networks, globally in 24 other countries, and on multiple licensed and unlicensed networks. Kajeet holds 38 U.S. patents in mobile technologies. To learn more, visit kajeet.com and follow on Twitter at @Kajeet.
Amanda Corey, Gabriel Marketing Group (for Kajeet), 202-494-0098, [email protected]