Vonage Partners with Wall Street English to Power Digital Classrooms
- Vonage’s Video API powers Wall Street English’s online educational solutions
- Digital communications a critical means of providing educational services in response to COVID-19
With social distancing and safety measures in place around the globe, the education industry had to adjust overnight to a new, virtual, reality. This led Wall Street English to launch its digital classroom platform to give students continued access to their courses and teachers the ability to conduct classes online.
The Vonage Video API, embedded within Wall Street English’s platform, enables students and teachers to have live, engaging and interactive video classes, creating an environment similar to an in-person classroom experience. Students can even interact with their teacher and fellow students like they would in a traditional classroom.
Established in 1972, Wall Street English has an alumni community surpassing three million, with a current enrollment of 175,000 students. Using a franchise model, the company operates over 350 centers in 28 countries across
“During this difficult time, our priority is the health and safety of our students, staff and the communities in which we operate,” said
“The decision to move online in addition to our brick-and-mortar centers is a great step forward for the company, evolving our business to meet the needs of today’s learners. Vonage has played an important role in our digital transformation. The Vonage Video API integrated easily with our platform, enabling us to set up real-time, high-quality video classes to serve thousands of students worldwide.”
A recent Vonage report tracking communications usage before the pandemic and again in
"COVID-19 has accelerated the need for reliable and high-quality video offerings to facilitate the remote delivery of vital services like education. Virtual and hybrid options that provide safe and uninterrupted education experiences are now crucial for both students and teachers to have continued access to education,” said
“We are proud to support Wall Street English’s digital transformation, leveraging Vonage to embed secure, rich video capabilities to its online platform for customers,” he added.
With an ever-growing network of more than one million registered developers, the Vonage Communications Platform makes it easy for businesses to use APIs to disrupt their industries, and enable the type of business continuity, remote work, and remote delivery of services that is so essential in today's environment. Vonage APIs allow developers to easily enhance and build innovative customer experiences directly into their existing applications and devices. The Vonage Communications Platform offers a full suite of programmable voice, video, messaging, and email services to forward-thinking businesses worldwide. Through its partners, Vonage’s platform is at the center of many notable transformational projects in the APAC region, and a de facto for startups.
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Vonage, (Nasdaq: VG) a global cloud communications leader, helps businesses accelerate their digital transformation. Vonage's Communications Services Platform is fully programmable and allows for the integration of Video, Voice, Chat, Messaging and Verification into existing products, workflows and systems. Vonage's fully programmable unified communications and contact center applications are built from the Vonage platform and enable companies to transform how they communicate and operate from the office or anywhere, providing enormous flexibility and ensuring business continuity.
About Wall Street English
Wall Street English is a leading global provider in English training for adults, with over 350 learning centers in 29 territories. Since 1972 it has provided tuition to over three million adults with a current enrolment of over 175,000 students.
Wall Street English combines a proven and effective blended learning methodology with a scalable business model to capitalize on the growth potential of adult English language learning, including both center-based and online training. With ongoing investment in product and model development, such as the recent adoption of online solutions, the company is well positioned to expand further and respond to market dynamics, students needs and technological changes.