• In-Box
    Just received the June issue of PHONE+ and I wanted to drop you a quick line to let you know how much I like the new format and focus. The information is organized really logically, and the flow makes for an enjoyable read. I’m sure our TalkSwitch resellers will find the ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • What’s New?
    Samsung BCS Adds Wi-Fi to OfficeServ Samsung Business Communication Systems (BCS) has released the latest addition to its OfficeServ suite, the IP-centric WLAN Solution for wireless convergence. The package is made up of an access point supporting IEEE 802.11a/b/g wireless ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • EDITOR'S LETTER
    EDITOR'S LETTER Posted: 08/2006 The Sky is Falling THE FOCUS OF ATTENTION lately has been on the impact of industry consolidation. PHONE+ devoted its cover story to it yet again last month. While this issue does not contain an article specifically on market consolidation, ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Mobile Payment Processing Gives New Meaning to COD
    AS BUSINESSES BECOME wireless-enabled, the resulting changes to their service-delivery models are creating even more opportunities for wireless dealers beyond selling phones and connectivity. One of these changes is that the point of sale oftentimes has moved to the field. ...More
    August 1, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Clock Ticks on Telecom Reform
    MORE THAN A YEAR AFTER Congress set out to update the 1996 Telecommunications Act, the likelihood that a new law will emerge this Congressional session is in doubt.Efforts at reform have been spearheaded on both the House and Senate, with the House first to pass a bill — ...More
    August 1, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • EDITOR'S LETTER
    EDITOR'S LETTER Posted: 08/2006 The Sky is Falling THE FOCUS OF ATTENTION lately has been on the impact of industry consolidation. PHONE+ devoted its cover story to it yet again last month. While this issue does not contain an article specifically on market consolidation, ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • It's in the Bag
    KA-CHING! THE SWEET SOUND of a sale ringing up is the heart of the business for any retailer. Wireless dealers can help merchandisers hear that sound more often — and save money at the same time — through applications that address customer behavior, PoS, inventory and ...More
    August 1, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • BandTel Sells VoIP Via Gear VAR Channels
    BandTel, a two-year-old VoIP company, made its formal introduction to the marketplace in mid-June with the announcement of its second round of funding, which it followed with a stream of news about its channel strategy wherein it has become a carrier partner to large gear ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • NOT NECESSARILY NEWS
    Hedy Lamarr: Mother of Wireless? Did Hedy Lamarr, star of such 1930s, ’40s and ’50s films as “Samson and Delilah” and “My Favorite Spy,” invent the technology that now underlies 3G, Bluetooth and WLAN? One writer, Rob Walters, who also serves as managing director of ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • EDITOR'S LETTER
    THE FOCUS OF ATTENTION lately has been on the impact of industry consolidation. PHONE+ devoted its cover story to it yet again last month. While this issue does not contain an article specifically on market consolidation, it informs everything our editors are writing about ...More
    August 1, 2006 Posted in Articles