• Exhibit Sales Off to Great Start! Already 50% Sold Out!
    Following the big success in Vegas last March , and then a hot East Coast show in D.C., the momentum going into the Spring 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo is solid! Participation from repeat exhibitors is growing (there are eight 20’x20’ booths already!) and ...More
    September 27, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Verizon and MCI Partner Program PHONE+ Exclusive Story
    For the partner community, no situation has caused as much concern this year as the January 2006 merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI. The uncertainty about the terms of the combined company’s partner program has led to a healthy rumor mill both verbally and ...More
    September 25, 2006 Posted in News
  • Groups to FCC: No AT&T-BellSouth Approvals Yet
    Consumer and public interest groups are fighting back as media reports say FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin has circulated a draft order approving the $67 billion AT&T Inc.-BellSouth Corp. merger. The document is said to contain few protections for competition or consumers, ...More
    September 25, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • One IP Voice Signs Distribution Agreement With MicroCorp
    One IP Voice Inc. recently announced that OIPV Corp. (OIPV) has entered into an agreement with MicroCorp. MicroCorp will offer One IP Voice hosted VoIP products and services to its North American distribution channel, which consists of more than 1300 independent partners. ...More
    September 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • WiMAX Revives NextWave's Carriers' Carrier Model
    If you are like me and you've been in the telecom industry a long time, you might remember NextWave Telecom. I followed them pretty closely for a number of years because they had a very interesting model -- they wanted to be a wireless carriers's carrier. I thought this was ...More
    September 22, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Telecom Rewrite Unlikely to Reach Congress Before Elections
    The telecom rewrite bill spearheaded by Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, likely will not come to a vote before the November elections, Stevens told attendees of a Progress & Freedom Foundation event on Thursday. Stevens reportedly told members of the press he is a few votes ...More
    September 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • Cavalier to Buy Talk America for $251 Million
    Privately held provider Cavalier Telephone & TV said on Friday it is buying publicly traded Talk America Inc. for $251 million, or $8.10 per share. There was no word whether Cavalier would remain private or go public à la PAETEC’s transaction with US LEC. The deal is ...More
    September 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ Announces Spring Conference in Las Vegas
    PHONE+ magazine announces the conference dates for its Spring 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo. It is to be held March 4-6, 2007 at its new location The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. ...More
    September 21, 2006 Posted in News
  • Didn’t Make it to Channel Partners D.C.? Watch it on CPTV!
    We know how busy you are. But really … missing Channel Partners D.C.? What were you thinking? If you’d like to see what you missed, check out CPTV. ...More
    September 21, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Qwest Boosts Internet Telephony Offerings for QBPP Members
    Qwest Communications International Inc. on Wednesday announced that Qwest Business Partner Program members now can include Qwest OneFlex IP Long Distance and Qwest OneFlex IP toll-free products as part of their portfolios. The new products allow customers to receive ...More
    September 20, 2006 Posted in News