• SimpleSignal Launches Incentive Program
    SimpleSignal Inc. has unveiled a VoIP agent incentive program called 45-45-45 -- agents will receive $4,500 if they sell 45 hosted VoIP seats in 45 days. “Towards the end of the year, many dealers can tend to lose steam,” said David Gilbert, president of SimpleSignal. “We ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Intelliverse Names New Vice President
    Intelliverse, a hosted IP communications provider, has appointed Paul Raveill as its vice president of wholesale services. Raveill will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s wholesale sales channel, including hosted VoIP and voice mail platforms. He helped found ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Panasonic Toughbooks Feature Sprint Broadband Services
    Panasonic Computer Solutions Co. and Sprint Nextel Corp. said Tuesday that the business-rugged Toughbook W5 and T5 notebooks will feature built-in support for Sprint Mobile Broadband services, including its upgraded EV-DO Rev. A service. With this certification, users can ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in News
  • McDowell Won’t Vote on AT&T-BellSouth Merger
    FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell late Monday announced he will not vote on the pending $85 billion merger between AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp. Late last week, the FCC’s general counsel, Samuel Feder, wrote in an analysis that McDowell could indeed take part in the ...More
    December 18, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Nominate Service Providers for TA's "2007 Members Choice" Awards
    By Dan Baldwin, TelecomAssociation President Agents and partners are playing the role of Santa this holiday season as they check their vendor lists to see which telecom and technology service providers have been naughty and which ones have been nice. The nice vendors get ...More
    December 18, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • D-Day for Verizon Agents
    Today signed contracts are due to participate in the 2007 Verizon Solutions Partner Program. Individual agents are reporting continued discussions with the carrier to reach agreement yet today. The revised agent contract has stirred up a lot of resistance, including an ...More
    December 15, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Sprint Launches Wireless Integration
    Sprint Nextel Corp. has launched Sprint Wireless Integration, a product that extends premise-based PBX features and functionality to mobile phones. Sprint Wireless Integration, which is built within the company’s IP IMS architecture, provides users with one phone number ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • Panasonic Announces Verizon Broadband Partner Status
    Panasonic Computer Solutions Co. announced Thursday its Broadband Partner status with Verizon Wireless. The designation enables Panasonic to directly sell and activate Verizon Wireless BroadbandAccess service for Panasonic Toughbook preferred channel partners. Panasonic’s ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • IPcelerate Does IP Recording One Better
    IPcelerate Inc. on Tuesday released IPstudio 2.0, the newest version of the IP recording solution for the IPsession VoIP platform. The upgrade now offers staples like audio monitoring, external storage and call filtering and a new capability billed as video blogging. ...More
    December 13, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Promisec Sets Sights on U.S. Channel Partners
    Promisec Ltd, a developer of security software that identifies intrusions such as spyware on desktops and other endpoints, this week took the wraps off its U.S. channel program. Prompted by the experience of Ari Tammam, vice president of channels, the ...More
    December 13, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News, Software as a Service/ Cloud Services (SaaS)