• Verizon Wireless Changes the Channel
    Mobile behemoth Verizon Wireless has launched a two-tier channel program to tap the nation’s 3.2 million small and medium businesses with voice and advanced 3G applications.The new Business Solutions Program will act as a conduit to SMBs for the VZOffice suite of voice and ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • reseller channel: Cablecos ‘Sprint’ to Quad-Play
    Four of the nation’s top cable providers are teaming with Sprint Corp. to deliver a suite of converged services that include live television on wireless phones, combined wireline/wireless mailboxes and more.Advance/Newhouse Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., Time Warner ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • It’s Time for a Change in Subagent Compensation
    In an industry beset by continual change, it is surprising to see certain business processes remain static. For example, the business process of commission splits and 1099 taxation has not changed in decades. Isn’t it time our industry consider some alternative compensation ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Wholesale service provider Pac-West Telecomm Inc. has joined VoIP Inc. subsidiary VoiceOne Communications’ Carrier Direct Program. By joining VoiceOne’s Carrier Direct Program, Pac-West has another way to provide IP-to-TDM mediation service to its service provider customers ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • What Makes SMBs Pull the Trigger on VoIP?
    When it comes to advancements in telecommunications, SMBs historically have gotten the short end of the technological stick. Large corporations and consumers have been among the early adopters of VoIP due in large part to large corporations having the money to invest in ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T to Trade Under ‘T’ Symbol
    The new AT&T Inc. tomorrow will begin trading under the “T” symbol on the New York Stock Exchange. The “T” was AT&T Corp.’s symbol before the company was bought by SBC Communications Inc. AT&T Corp. was a member of the Dow 30 until April 2004. SBC, which changed ...More
    November 30, 2005 Posted in News
  • Tex-Link Converts UNE-P Customers with Concretio’s Help
    Tex-Link Communications Inc., a Texas CLEC, is using Concretio Inc.’s CompleteSuite of OSS modules to convert wholesale UNE-P customers to its network. CompleteSuite automates the loop and porting transactions, updates the softswitch, and creates and uploads the CNAM, LIDB, ...More
    November 30, 2005 Posted in News
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    November 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Argus Hires New Sales VP
    Argus Technologies has appointed Michael Burkhalter as its new vice president of U.S. sales, telecom. Argus makes DC power devices including enclosures, rectifiers and converters for carriers. Burkhalter comes to Argus with more than 20 years’ experience in senior ...More
    November 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Sticks to Nov. 28 Deadline, but Changes Likely
    As pressure mounted for the FCC to relent on its deadline for VoIP E911, the U.S. regulatory agency stuck to its guns in the short term, continuing to insist that VoIP service providers file letters of compliance by Nov. 28. However, the breadth of voice being raised in ...More
    November 29, 2005 Posted in News