• Amp’d Mobile Readies for Launch
    Amp'd Mobile, an MVNO targeting 18-to-35-year-olds, is working with the William Morris Agency, a marketing consulting company, to secure content deals with studios, networks, music labels, artists, sports leagues, Internet portals and advertisers. Amp’d Mobile is set to ...More
    August 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • 8x8 Calls on TMONE for Telemarketing
    Total Marketing One (TMONE) is providing telemarketing services for 8x8 Inc., developer of the Packet8 broadband VoIP and videophone services.TMONE is a customer acquisition firm that will conduct inbound and outbound over-the-phone sales for Packet8’s residential and ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • USA Today: Martin Considering Cable TV Competition Enforcement
    FCC Chairman Kevin Martin this week told USA Today he might put into effect a little-known rule in the 1992 Cable Act that would enforce cable TV competition. The provision could give the FCC the power to require cities to let RBOCs compete with cable TV operators. "Several ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telefonica Chooses iBasis
    iBasis Inc., a wholesale provider that distributes international long-distance, VoIP and prepaid calling cards, says Telefonica Deutschland GmbH, an independent IP carrier in Germany, is its newest customer. Telefonica is interconnecting with iBasis so it can deliver VoIP ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • PNG Releases uSecure for Internet Customers
    PowerNet Global Communications has launched its uSecure Internet Security Suite, an all-in one Internet protection package for homes and small offices. The service is powered by Bsecure and sold through PowerNet Global’s affinity groups and independent agents. The uSecure ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • StarVox Buys NGT’s International Wholesale Termination Business
    New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT), a managed wholesale VoIP provider, said today it has finalized the sale of its international wholesale termination business unit to StarVox Communications Inc. StarVox is a facilities-based ASP offering wholesale and retail VoIP services. NGT ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Oblio Set to Debut MVNO
    Another MVNO is entering the market, relying on the network of a Tier 1 operator to launch its pay-as-you-go wireless service that will target immigrants from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.Oblio Telecom Inc. is calling its MVNO, which is set for introduction next ...More
    August 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • Harden Moves from Volo to VoX
    Ron Harden, former vice president of sales and marketing for Volo Communications, as well as former chairman for CompTel/ASCENT, has joined VoIP provider VoX Communications as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Volo recently was acquired by VoIP Inc. “Ron has ...More
    August 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • CoStreet Appoints Director of Carrier Sales
    CoStreet Communications, a Louisiana-based network integrator, has hired Linda Michaels as director of carrier sales. Michaels most recently served as managing director of sales for Universal Access in Chicago. She has worked in telecom for more than 16 years; before ...More
    August 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Digital Realty Trust Signs 18 Contracts
    Meet-me-room operator Digital Realty Trust Inc. says it has signed 18 contracts with new and expanding customers. The company says a number of providers are using facilities in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Santa Clara and San Francisco. According to ...More
    August 18, 2005 Posted in News