SOURCE: DigitalTown, Inc.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Aug 8, 2012) - DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) (PINKSHEETS: DGTW) announced today that Burnsville High School in Burnsville, Minnesota and Newton High School, in Newton, Iowa have begun using TrustedWebMail email service powered by DigitalTown for its coaches email communication tool to student athletics.
TrustedWebMail has the ability for both the school and the students' parents to monitor their respective email accounts within the system.
Athletic Director Jeff Marshall of Burnsville, with 150 coaches to use email@example.com, says, "We are very excited to start using TrustedWebMail with our coaching staff here at Burnsville High School. Not only will this provide a consistent way of contacting all coaches -- both head and all assistant/lower level -- within the athletic program for parents and student-athletes, it will also help to protect the coaching staff and student-athletes. Without a doubt, this is a tool that will help strengthen the communication between families and coaches."
Athletic Director Scott Garvis of Newton, with 100 coaches to use firstname.lastname@example.org, says, "What a great tool for athletic administrators to monitor social media to protect both coaches and student-athletes. In an ever changing social media environment it is imperative that we protect our student-athletes and coaches."
The target market has over 50 million students and coaches for TrustedWebMail in its SpiritWebmail category and 4 million new students yearly. DigitalTown is at the forefront of the communication changes that will be coming to education based athletics. This is the first system that is closed to marketing and social analytical tracking of students that combines ease of use for parents and coaches alike.
Set for a September release. For a full working demo of a single user account or to preregister, go to TrustedWebMail.com for more information.
DigitalTown, Inc. in Burnsville, MN is developing a nationwide network of more than 27,000 local online communities for high school students, alumni, boosters and local citizens. For more information, please visit www.digitaltown.com.
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