• xchange Names Veteran Industry Journalist Executive Editor
    Virgo Publishing LLC, publishers of xchange, PHONE+ and New Telephony magazines, announced this week it has named veteran telecom and IT industry journalist Bob Wallace as executive editor for its telecom division. Wallace will be part of the company’s editorial strategy ...More
    October 12, 2006 Posted in News
  • COMPTEL, Channel Partners Expo Host TELECOM WEEK 2007
    COMPTEL and Channel Partners Conference and Expo (sponsored by PHONE+ magazine) have announced they will join forces next spring for TELECOM WEEK 2007, a premier networking event showcasing both the COMPTEL PLUS Convention & EXPO and the Channel Partners Conference ...More
    October 12, 2006 Posted in News
  • BellSouth, Wavelength Team to Deploy Wi-Fi Hotspot Service in Planned Communities
    BellSouth Corp. on Wednesday announced it has entered into a nonexclusive agreement with Wavelength Corp. to jointly market and deploy Wavelength Surfspot Wi-Fi hotspot service to planned community developments in BellSouth's service area. The Surfspot service will be ...More
    October 11, 2006 Posted in News
  • Exclusive: KeaneTel Launches Rainmaker ‘Agent in a Box’ ASP Program
    Today, executives at master agency KeaneTel are holding a conference call with sales partners to announce the company’s new Rainmaker “agent in a box” program, which combines a hosted back-office system plus access to carrier agreements for a monthly subscription fee. Pete ...More
    October 11, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Citel Introduces SIP-Trunking Voice Platform
    In conjunction with the Internet Telephony Conference and Expo, Citel plc announced Wednesday a SIP-trunking voice platform using the Citel EXTender product suite; enabling distributed enterprises to replace branch office local circuits and connect directly to a centralized ...More
    October 11, 2006 Posted in News
  • Verizon Offers New VoIP Option
    Verizon Partner Solutions is offering a new option for VoIP providers using SIP Gateway Services. Under this program, Verizon SIP Gateway customers opting for OCN-based metered plans can get a reduced rate for calls from their end users to select Verizon Business local ...More
    October 11, 2006 Posted in News
  • Ring 9, Bandwave Systems Announce VoIP Marketing Partnership
    Ring 9 Inc., a provider of IP enabled telephony, recently announced the formation of a VoIP marketing partnership with Bandwave Systems Inc., a nationwide provider integrating multiple carriers, providers and technologies. The company said its hosted PBX and IP trunking ...More
    October 11, 2006 Posted in News
  • DoJ Approves AT&T-BellSouth Merger, Without Conditions
    The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Wednesday approved the $67 billion merger of AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp. Tomorrow, the FCC is expected to do the same. The DoJ did not impose any conditions on the combination, and it was not known whether the FCC would follow suit. ...More
    October 11, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Legal Loopholes
    Here we go again. The DoJ today gave its approval for the AT&T- BellSouth merger (see story). What's so peculiar about this is that there was no consent decree -- a document that describes the conditions upon which the merger is approved. Apparently, according to the ...More
    October 11, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • RAD Unveils latest LA-110
    RAD Data Communications has unveiled the latest version of its LA-110 integrated access device (IAD). The new version supports four SHDSL pairs bonded by inverse multiplexing. The combination of DSL technology and inverse multiplexing capability positions the LA-110 IAD as ...More
    October 10, 2006 Posted in News