Field Nation Partners with SBCA to Bring Satellite Skills to Field Technicians

5.28.2013, Written by Andrew Kandels

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FIELD NATION PARTNERS WITH SBCA TO BRING SATELLITE SKILLS TO FIELD TECHNICIANS 

 

SBCA Members Now Able To Access New Work Opportunities, Field Nation Users Get Discounts on SBCA Training

 

MINNEAPOLIS – May 28, 2013

NEWS FACTS

  • Field Nation announced a new partnership agreement with the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association (SBCA). The partnership was created in order to provide Field Nation users with Discounts and access to in-demand SBCA training, certification and professional support.
  • The satellite broadcasting growth curve continues as does the demand for trained network technicians, troubleshooters and architects.
  • com is committed to helping independent IT techs grow and expand their expertise and businesses; online workplace lets users connect and market their services
  • SBCA is the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association.  It is the national trade organization representing all segments of the consumer satellite industry.

 

FACTS AND FIGURES

  • Field Nation users can receive a 5% discount on SBCA Fundamentals and Networking training by using the discount code “FIELDNATION2013”
  • Since 2002, consumer subscriptions to satellite broadcasting has grown more than 76 percent. Popular satellite providers, DIRECTV and DISH, have seen growth of  79 percent and 71 percent respectively.
  • com has >35,000 users who have storefronts to promote services, search for projects, bill for services and get paid

 

SUPPORTING QUOTES

  • Mynul Khan, Field Nation CEO: “We are excited about partnering with SBCA. It is a win for institutional users, independent contractors and SBCA members. Our large institutional users can now find highly skilled satellite professionals right from our platform. Our independent contractor users have access to in-demand certification and the SBCA community. And, SBCA members gain access to a new network of work opportunities from Field Nation. It is really a great opportunity.”
  • Amy Hager, Sr. Manager of SBCA Communications and Member Services: “Field Nation is an incredibly capable platform that not only allows our members to find opportunities for work but also allows them to engage with each other. We’re also pleased to bring our training and certification offerings to those who want to get involved in our industry.”

 

SOCIAL MEDIA & SUPPORTING RESOURCES

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ABOUT FIELD NATION

Field Nation (fieldnation.com) is the leading online work platform for connecting businesses and workers. Global enterprises to small local companies use Field Nation’s self-service web portal to find, manage and pay contractors for any specific job – whether that be 1099 or W2 employees. The platform gives workers the opportunity to spend more time actually working rather than just linking.  It enables businesses to manage the right talent on demand. Field Nation has over 40,000 service providers in its network and serves businesses globally.

 

ABOUT SBCA

The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association is the national trade organization representing all segments of the consumer satellite industry. It is committed to creating value added programs to improve the long term growth and sustainability of our member companies while continuing the industry’s leadership in protecting the rights of consumers and technicians to access the best in satellite delivered services. Additional information can be found at www.sbca.org.