• PHONE+ Celebrates Two Decades
    20th Anniversary Technology Then & Now People Then & Now Companies Then & Now Associations Then & Now Policy Then & Now Thanks for the Memories ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Sprint Puts Mobility on the Midway
    Sprint Partner Sales VP Steve Rowley Sprint Channel VP Mark Krantz Tally Lawson of Manage Mobility, a Sprint BSP, spins the Wheel of Fortune. Sprint's Partner meeting was part business fair, part midway. The three-day Sprint Business Solutions Partner Meeting in Chicago in ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Thanks for the Memories
    As with most things in life, this special anniversary issue was not created in a vacuum. So, it is with sincere gratitude that the editors of PHONE+ thank the executives, their assistants and their public relations staffs for their efforts in tracking down 20-year-old data, ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Not Necessarily News
    A Safe Place in Cyberspace Parents worried about predators tracking their school-age children via online social sites now have an alternative to forums such as MySpace and Facebook. It’s called safeTspace and was created by a team of government and financial security ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
    RELYING ON THE INDIRECT channel is an appropriate strategy for enhancing sales. However, many service providers unknowingly poison their own efforts by making decisions that are detrimental to sustainable programs. Here are 10 common mistakes to avoid.Setting Unrealistic ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Product Showcase: Mobility Management
    Synchronica MobileManager Supports More Devices Click to Enlarge Synchronica Plc recently launched version 1.3 of its MobileManager software, which now supports Windows Mobile and Pocket PC devices, as well as Series 60, 80 and 90 Symbian Smartphones. The platform allows ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Has It Been That Long?
    DOING ANYTHING WORTHWHILE FOR 20 years is remarkable, isn’t it? This year, PHONE+ will mark two decades covering the communications industry. (Yes, it’s been that long.) This achievement is all the more noteworthy given the instability of the newly competitive market. I use ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Associations Then & Now
    LONG-DISTANCE THEN: COMPTEL, the result of the 1984 merger of the Association of Long Distance Telephone Companies (ALTEL) and the American Council of Competitive Communications (ACCC), expanded its focus on long-distance competitors to include local, wireless and Internet ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • CN3 Convergence Device Debuts
    BRINGING NEW MEANING TO CONVERGED DEVICES, Intermec Inc. in September introduced the CN3, a small rugged mobile computer that combines four radios with a scanner and camera. The CN3 enables mobile workers to swap the single-function devices – cell phone, GPS unit, pager, ...More
    December 29, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Blackberry Jungle
    AS ANY PARENT OR RECENT COLLEGE grad knows, school is a far more rigorous environment than it used to be. The infusion of the Internet and cellular technology into campus fundamentally has altered the academic process and the capabilities of school administrators. For ...More
    December 29, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles