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ARCHIVED  December 1, 1996

NTU, Georgia firm sign equipment deal

FORT COLLINS – National Technological University has contracted with Wegener Corp. of Duluth, Ga., for digital video transmission and receiving equipment.

The value of the contract was not revealed.
The equipment will be used in NTU’s distance-learning satellite network and will enable NTU to reach subscribers throughout the Pacific Rim.Robert Placek, president and CEO of Wegener, said, “We are very pleased to be chosen by a prestigious technical teaching organization like NTU to provide their Pacific Rim distance-learning network.”
NTU has more than 1,200 credit courses available for participating universities. During the 1995-96 school year, 1,350 working professionals and managers were admitted to NTU degree programs. Enrollment in the university’s noncredit short courses exceeded 100,000 during the last school years.
Fort Collins-based NTU, which is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, offers instructional television courses taught by the top faculty of 46 of the nation’s leading engineering schools and other organizations.
Participating universities have equipment installed to uplink courses from their campuses.
The university was founded in 1984 and is designed to serve the advanced educational needs of engineers, scientists and technical managers.
Wegener designs and manufactures communications transmission and receiving equipment for the business-broadcast, data-communications, cable and broadcast radio and television industries.
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FORT COLLINS – National Technological University has contracted with Wegener Corp. of Duluth, Ga., for digital video transmission and receiving equipment.

The value of the contract was not revealed.
The equipment will be used in NTU’s distance-learning satellite network and will enable NTU to reach subscribers throughout the Pacific Rim.Robert Placek, president and CEO of Wegener, said, “We are very pleased to be chosen by a prestigious technical teaching organization like NTU to provide their Pacific Rim distance-learning network.”
NTU has more than 1,200 credit courses available for participating universities. During the 1995-96 school year, 1,350 working professionals and managers were…

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