• American Wireless Offers Latest Helio Phone
    Master agent American Wireless has launched Helio LLC’s Drift handset along with Helio products and services through its network of dealers. Drift is the third handset by Helio. Produced by Samsung, Drift features a 2-inch high-resolution QVGA display, stereo Bluetooth, ...More
    November 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • IPcelerate Partners With Onit Communications
    IPcelerate Inc. said Tuesday it has signed a partner agreement with Onit Communications Inc., a provider of managed IP products and services including business-class hosted PBX platforms. The company said Onit Communications is its first partner to offer both a hosted and ...More
    November 14, 2006 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • ‘Voice Blasting’ by Schools Creates Agent Opportunity
    By Dan Baldwin, Telecom Association President I'd really like to find the guy who sold the voice blasting service to all the mortgage companies so I can run my car keys along the entire length of his car. On the other hand I'd like to give a big hug to the person who sold ...More
    November 14, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • COMPTEL and Channel Partners Conference and Expo Join Forces for TELECOM WEEK ’07
    Premier networking event to be held in Las Vegas COMPTEL and Channel Partners Conference and Expo (brought to you by PHONE+ magazine) have announced they will join forces next spring for TELECOM WEEK 2007 , a premier networking event that showcases both the COMPTEL PLUS ...More
    November 13, 2006 Posted in News
  • Avaya One Initiative Unites Dealer Programs
    Once again, Avaya is retooling its approach to the channel – this time with an eye toward simplifying partner engagement by offering a common platform for all dealers no matter the target market or product line. The new Global Partner Program, called Avaya One, will be ...More
    November 13, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Zultys Rises From the Ashes
    Three months after IP PBX maker Zultys Technologies lost its funding and closed its doors (see story), and two months after it filed for bankruptcy, its future is once again looking bright. Pivot VoIP, a division of Israel-based PBX maker Telrad Connegy, has bought Zultys’ ...More
    November 13, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Motorola Set to Shake Up Wireless E-mail Market
    The inert wireless e-mail landscape may get a jolt now that Motorola Inc. has agreed to acquire Good Technology Inc., setting the stage for the vendor to go head-to-head with market leaders Research in Motion Inc. and Palm Inc. “This will dramatically reshape the wireless ...More
    November 10, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Reignmaker Signs GST to Hawk Hosted PBX
    Master agency Global Systems Telecom (GST) has added Reignmaker Communications’ REIGN-FREE hosted PBX service to its list of products for channel partners to sell. GST’s general manager, Susan Kinney-Mantione, said the company chose Reignmaker as its preferred vendor for ...More
    November 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Where There is Mystery, There is Margin
    Where there is mystery, there is margin. Don't you just love that statement? I wish I could take credit for it, but I can't. I read it in an article (coming in the Deceember editioin on PHONE+), which quoted John Mason, vice president of global channels and operators at ...More
    November 10, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • BSG CEO Steps Down
    Billing Services Group Ltd. said Friday Roland Bopp is resigning as CEO and as a director of the company. BSG has named Randall Brouckman his successor. The move is effective immediately. Bopp was named CEO in March and began work in April. At the time, BSG said the move ...More
    November 10, 2006 Posted in News