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Video Conferencing for Celtics' Seats for Soldiers

on January 22, 2013

HB Communications, Inc., and the Boston Celtics recently teamed up for a great cause. On January 14th, 2013, a small group of US air troops at the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, not only got to see the game live, but to speak to their families at the Celtics game, through video conferencing services provided by HB Communications.

HB Communications, Inc., and the Boston Celtics recently teamed up for a great cause. On January 14th, 2013, a small group of US air troops at the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, not only got to see the game live, but to speak to their families at the Celtics game, through video conferencing services provided by HB Communications. The families were at the game courtesy of Celtics fans who donated their tickets to “Seats for Soldiers,” coordinated by the USO of New England.

Video Conferencing Systems

Flynn Family Talks with Their Airman in Afghanistan HB Communications CEO, Dana Barron said, “It is truly an honor to be able to give back to those who put so much on the line for us every day.  Being able to facilitate a family reunion for our soldiers is incredibly rewarding.”

 Video Conferencing Equipment

Air Force Men and Women in Afghanistan Salute During National Anthem

Dave Hoffman, Sr. Manager, Community Relations, of Boston Celtics replied, “Thank you for all of the time and energy HB put into making the video conference with Kandahar happen.  It is always one of my favorite parts of Seats for Soldiers Night, and we definitely could not do it without you!”

Video Conferencing Integration

Jumbotron at Celtics Game