• Vero Rolls Out Call Management Point
    OSS provider Vero Systems Inc. (Booth 806) has rolled out Call Management Point (CMP), the company’s platform for moving voice routing beyond the switch and into the intelligent layer of the network. The company says this allows for more complex, real-time voice-routing ...More
    October 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • What Choice Do We Have?
    While on the one hand there seems to be an amazing amount of innovation (IPTV, VoIP, content delivery) on top of carrier networks, on the other hand, competitive carriers face continued uncertainty about their futures. It seems almost paradoxical. The last time there was ...More
    October 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile is Finally 3G-Bound
    T-Mobile USA Inc. is packing its bags for advanced wireless services. It today revealed its plans for building out a UMTS/HSDPA broadband network, scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter, go live in 2007 and be completed by 2009, all for the relatively modest price tag of ...More
    October 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • Leap Signs Up Kansas City
    Leap Wireless International Inc. began offering Cricket cellular service in the Kansas City metro area this week. The launch includes the sign-up of around 40 indirect retailers and 33 premier dealers throughout the Kansas City market area. The carrier also opened three ...More
    October 5, 2006 Posted in News
  • Nokia Details Business Mobility Channel Program
    Mobile communications wizard Nokia has launched a channel partner program designed to accelerate the widespread adoption of business mobility. It will go into effect Jan. 1, 2007. The “Nokia for Business” program will provide an integrated partner ecosystem for those ...More
    October 5, 2006 Posted in News
  • SimpleSignal Boosts Users’ Technology Knowledge
    SimpleSignal Inc. recently announced a Web-based learning tool designed exclusively for customers and channel partners. Simple TECH-tools provides instant, online answers to users’ technical questions, and offers access to thousands of technology explanations. The platform ...More
    October 4, 2006 Posted in News
  • Westcon Helps Resellers Deliver Vendor-Integrated Platforms
    Westcon Group Inc. has announced it is engaging its cross-divisional resources to help resellers succeed in delivering platforms that integrate two or more foundation vendors. Each of the group's divisions, Comstor, Voda One and Westcon, are increasingly leveraging one ...More
    October 4, 2006 Posted in News
  • Intelliverse Enables Rapid Private-Label Implementation
    Intelliverse on Wednesday announced that its hosted VoIP service for SMBs, Talking Planet Business, has a program that allows service providers to market their own private labels in 14 days. The program allows service providers to offer their SMBs features previously ...More
    October 4, 2006 Posted in News
  • TIA, USTELECOM Get Back Together for 2007 Event
    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) announced Wednesday that they will renew their partnership for a single telecom industry event in 2007. The new event, NXTcomm, will be held June 18-21 in Chicago at ...More
    October 4, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Alltel Completes Purchase of Midwest Wireless
    Alltel Communications Inc. has completed its $1.075 billion cash purchase of Midwest Wireless Holdings of Mankato, Minn. Alltel expects to gain approximately 450,000 wireless customers in southern Minnesota, northern and eastern Iowa, and western Wisconsin, expanding the ...More
    October 3, 2006 Posted in News