• AOL Available Wirelessly, Adds Mobile Sales Portal
    America Online Inc. has made its content available to mobile Web users, and has launched AOLMobile.com, a mobile distribution portal where users can buy wireless service and content, customized according to their specific phone model and service provider configurations. ...More
    August 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • CompTIA Presents Show Awards
    Six IT companies demonstrating creativity and innovation in hardware and software product development and in channel strategies recently were honored by the members of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). The CompTIA Breakaway 2005 and CompTIA CT Summit ...More
    August 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • Investment Firm Hires Powell
    Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell has joined Providence Equity Partners Inc., a private equity investment firm specializing in media, communications and information companies, as a senior advisor. Powell will advise Providence on technology and regulatory issues, and ...More
    August 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • i3 Offers CLECs Alternative to UNE-P
    As some CLECs experience hardships after the loss of UNE-P rules, another company has introduced an alternative to reselling RBOC lines. Houston-based i3 Networks, a voice and data telecommunications firm, has developed UNE-3 Fractional Switch Ownership for CLECs. The ...More
    August 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • RollCall Enhances Platform, Offers New Partner Incentive
    RollCall Business Conferencing, a division of ILD Telecommunications Inc., has enhanced its conferencing platform, and is enticing agents and resellers to bring all their business to the company. Changes to the platform include the ability to replicate dial prompts and ...More
    August 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • Birch Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Cassity Resigns
    Kansas City-based Birch Telecom on Friday said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and accepted the resignation of CEO Mike Cassity. The CLEC made the filings after announcing earlier in the week it was laying off one-third of its workers. The company is struggling to ...More
    August 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Xspedius President Resigns
    Xspedius Communications LLC announced this week that its president and CEO, Mark Senda, has resigned. He has been temporarily replaced by James Lynch, who also serves as chairman of the Xspedius board of directors. “We thank Mark for his many contributions over the last ...More
    August 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Mobility, Mergers and Momentum: Sprint Nextel Finalized
    Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. are expected to close their proposed $70 billion merger today, giving birth to a new entity known as Sprint Nextel Corp., the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier after Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless. The marriage of ...More
    August 12, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • CornerStone Continues Expansion
    CornerStone Telephone Company, a local service reseller based in Troy, N.Y., is continuing to expand by opening a new office and hiring eight new employees. CornerStone is opening a new office in Carlisle, Penn. The provider has hired three new salespeople, a new account ...More
    August 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • LDMI Introduces ConnecT xTreme
    LDMI Telecommunications, a division of Talk America Holdings Inc., today introduced ConnecT xTreme, a dedicated Internet access service of 3mbps. ConnecT xTreme is available to businesses in LDMI’s Michigan and Ohio service areas. The service’s speeds range from 3mbps up to ...More
    August 11, 2005 Posted in News