September 21, 2015 | Press Release


The Bandwidth Communications API Platform recognized for being the only carrier-direct source for voice calling and messaging

Raleigh, North Carolina – Bandwidth, one of the nation’s leading communications companies, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded the Bandwidth Communications API Platform (formerly the App Platform) a 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

September 3, 2015 | News Coverage


From Campus Technology

Although 98 percent of students say they feel somewhat or very safe on campus during the day and 81 percent report they feel the same at night, six in 10 students say they would use an app for personal safety. Just a tiny number of them currently use a safety app — about 2.5 percent. The count varies considerably depending on whether the respondent is male or female. Among women, 66 percent say they'd try an app for personal safety; among men, it's only 44 percent. Eleven times more women than men report already using such an app.

September 2, 2015 | News Coverage


From Education Dive

As certain types of crime increase on campus, apps are increasingly helping students feel safe

During the summer of 2014, Marquette University administrators noticed a rise in burglaries and armed robberies on campus. Students and faculty members get alerts following every incident, describing what happened and where, meaning the entire campus community developed some level of concern for the uptick.

August 19, 2015 | News Coverage


From MySa

Despite campus crime rates increasing from 2011 to 2013, a significant majority of college students feel safe on campus with their mobile phones at hand, according to a recent study.

Analyzing U.S. Department of Education statistics from those years, bandwidth and personal safety developer BlueLight observed a 10 percent increase in non-property crime, such as robbery, sexual assault and manslaughter. 

August 18, 2015 | Press Release


According to a Bandwidth and BlueLight study, 80 percent of respondents feel safe on campus in an environment where non-property-related crimes have risen 10 percent in three years

Raleigh, North Carolina – (BUSINESS WIRE) – August 18, 2015 – As students head back to college this month, a new study reveals that the vast majority of students feel safe on campus, due to their increasing reliance on mobile phones to protect themselves in light of rising safety incidents.