• Qwest Gives Resellers More Control
    Qwest Communications International Inc. announced Qwest Control, a Web-based self-service and management tool, now is available to wholesale customers. The tool aims to help wholesale customers better manage their voice and data services with Qwest. Qwest Control allows ...More
    March 1, 2007 Posted in News
  • IntelliSales Enhances PANDA to Reach Smaller Telco Markets
    IntelliSales Corp. expanded the capabilities of its PANDA pricing and network design assistant product. This effort is part of a plan to introduce PANDA into smaller telco markets, the company said. PANDA supports pricing, quoting, contracting, order initiation and ...More
  • COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2007 Show Guide
    Check out the show guide for the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2007 Convention & EXPO. It’s your complete resource to the trade show, featuring an agenda of educational sessions, a list of exhibitors and sponsors, speaker biographies and more. ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in News
  • Congress Proposes to Repeal 3 Percent Excise Tax
    A group of House representatives is calling for the end of a telephony excise tax that mostly affects low-income, elderly and rural citizens. Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga., Jim Ramstad, R-Minn., Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Gary Miller, R-Calif., introduced the Telephone Excise ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in News
  • No Quarter
    TELECOM OPERATORS HAVE BEEN given no quarter when it comes to revenue leakage. While C-level oversight and more enterprise-wide initiatives for revenue assurance have brought the concept out of the nether regions of the IT department and into the financial limelight, ...More
    February 28, 2007 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Table of Contents
    Vol 21, No. 3 — March 2007 SHOP TALK CABLEVISION SEES CHANNEL AS KEY TO COMMERCIAL SALES LEVEL 3 TO HONOR BROADWING AGENT CONTRACTS XO LOCALIZES CHANNEL SUPPORT QWEST CONTRACT CHANGES TALK OF Q.MARKETPLACE NEW EDGE NETWORKS REVAMPS PARTNER PROGRAM EXCEL NAMES STEWART AGENT ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Channel Partners Expo Marks 10 Years
    PHONE+ IS CELEBRATING YET ANOTHER milestone in 2007. Not only is it the magazine’s 20th birthday, but its trade show, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, is turning 10. After a decade, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo remains the communications industry’s ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • XO Localizes Channel Support
    XO Communications Inc. in fourth quarter 2006 reorganized its channel support organization to provide localized decision-making — a move that has received positive response among the company’s top agents. The company tapped its top channel executive Jim Delis to be its ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Personality+
    Tom Wheeler Most people would agree that in the past two decades, e-mail has forever changed the way people communicate. However, industry pundit Tom Wheeler might argue that this instantaneous communication was used in its purest form more than a century ago — not to ...More
    February 28, 2007 By Cara Sievers Posted in Articles
  • Not Necessarily News
    Gain Time, Save Your Electronics If you thought the millennium was going to make your gadgets go haywire, just wait for the expansion of daylight-saving time. Computers, PDAs, video cassette recorders, DVRs, phones, and any other electronic devices that have a time zone ...More
    February 28, 2007 Posted in Articles