Seeing RED, Fighting AIDS Motorola Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corp. have developed a new wireless phone to help raise money for The Global Fund, a public-private partnership formed to fight AIDS in Africa, particularly as the disease affects women and children. Founded by U2’s ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • OEN Turns Channel On To IPTV
    Just weeks before its commercial IPTV/triple-play launch in Houston in November, Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) launched a sales agent program to make its FISION digital IPTV service available to FTTH communities throughout the country — shortcutting the ...More
    December 1, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
    SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22 - DEC. 21) Peace, dude. Sagittarius is the hippie of the Zodiac. This intellectual, yet jovial, archer is a laid-back, warm and friendly freedom-lover. Sagittarius has probably been voted Most Likely to Wear a Flower in Their Hair, Most Likely to Still ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Start Gambling Early
    Don’t miss out on the Channel Partners Expo’s incredible prize giveaways! As always, one special “early bird” will win $1,000 cash as well as three nights’ stay at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. If you are a qualified attendee* and you register by Feb.2,you will be ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
    Sprint Launches EV-DO Rev. A Sprint Nextel Corp. has rolled CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev. A technology in San Diego, the first of 21 markets scheduled to be upgraded this year. Sprint, the first U.S. carrier to deploy Rev. A, expects to completely upgrade its network by the third ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
    Franklin Wireless Releases Mobile Broadband USB Modem Franklin Wireless, a maker of wireless broadband communications devices that sells through major distributors, has released its CDU-550 Mobile Broadband USB modem with support for the Windows Mobile and Linux operating ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • No Parking
    AS POST-UNE-P COMMERCIAL services agreements with the Bells come due over the next couple of years, former UNE-P resellers are evaluating their options and looking for certainty. Some are finding alternatives to the incumbents in the increasing number of UNE-P replacement ...More
    December 1, 2006 By Kelly Teal and Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • TelePacific Goes Wholesale
    When TelePacific Communications bought Mpower Communications Corp. in August, it also took on that carrier’s successful wholesale division. The same people and services now operate under the TelePacific umbrella, giving the California-based CLEC another line of business. ...More
    December 1, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Atlantic-ACM Delivers Carrier Excellence Awards
    Research firm Atlantic-ACM announced its first metro wholesale awards and its global wholesale awards to carriers at the COMPTEL PLUS Convention. The metro carrier awards are based on the company’s 2006 Metro Carrier Report Card, which evaluates the performance of metro ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Not Your Father’s Voice Mail
    Every day, workers are bombarded with a constant stream of instant messages, email, phone calls, faxes, scheduled and unscheduled conferences, and online input like blogs and video clips. Juggling all those communications can take up a large chunk of the working day. Gone ...More
    December 1, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles