• PAETEC, US LEC in $450 Million Merger
    Another set of CLEC mergers announced on Monday highlighted an industry that continues to consolidate to better compete against RBOC rivals. US LEC and PAETEC Communications Inc. said they are merging in a deal worth approximately $450 million, excluding debt. The numbers ...More
    August 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • Startec: Immigration Provides Opportunity for Agents
    As immigrant populations grow in the United States and Canada, the market for selling residential long-distance also is booming. So contends Startec Global Communications, the 17-year old facilities-based carrier headquartered in Rockville, Md. The company has had an agent ...More
    August 11, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • EarthLink Introduces Small Office DSL Plus
    EarthLink Inc. has launched Small Office DSL Plus, a high-speed Internet connection that does not require local phone service, instead using a line set aside for data service. The service is available through EarthLink Business Solutions. It features high-speed service for ...More
    August 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • VoiceOne Adds Text Messaging to Click4Me.Net
    VoiceOne Communications LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of VoIP Inc., has added text messaging to its beta version of Click4Me.Net., the company’s Web-click calling service that uses VoIP technology for free phone-to-phone calling. The beta version is available for testing ...More
    August 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Voilà Names New CTO
    Voilà IP Communications, a provider of which provides VoIP services to SMBs, has named Nathan Stratton as CTO. Stratton has more than 12 years’ industry experience and most recently co-founded VoIP company BroadVoice. “The VoIP market today is growing at an amazing pace ...More
    August 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • XO Revenue Down From 2Q 2005, Up Slightly From 1Q 2006
    XO Holdings Inc. this week reported second-quarter 2006 revenue of $354.3 million, down approximately $7.9 million from the same quarter a year ago. The numbers marked an increase of 1 percent from the first quarter of 2006, however. The company also recorded net losses of ...More
    August 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • New Edge Networks Co-Founder Steps Down
    New Edge Networks Inc.’s co-founder and president, Dan Moffat, has resigned, the company – now a subsidiary of EarthLink Inc. – announced on Wednesday. Moffat, who co-founded New Edge Networks in 1999, said he will do some traveling before pursuing his interest in leading ...More
    August 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • Digium Poised For Major Growth Thanks to Funding Round
    Asterisk creator Digium Inc. has closed its first round of venture capital funding with $13.8 million from Matrix Partners. Digium will use the money to launch new enterprise communications products. Because of the growth of the open-source market, Digium decided such ...More
    August 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • BandTel, Quintum Partner to Offer Tenor VoIP MultiPath Solutions
    Resellers deploying Quintum Technologies Inc.’'s MultiPath VoIP systems with BandTel's VoIP services now can connect call systems using a trunk-to-trunk transfer, and terminate calls to and from any location in the world. The capabilities come now that VoIP termination ...More
    August 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • TBI Unveils TBI TECH-Tools
    Telecom Brokerage Inc. has launched TBI TECH-tools, a Web-based educational series for agents. The company said the tools provide salespeople with instant, online answers to technical questions. “Our product line continues to expand more rapidly than ever, as voice over IP, ...More
    August 9, 2006 Posted in News