• TalkSwitch Software Ensures Interoperability with BroadVoice Plans
    TalkSwitch said today it has released new software that ensures interoperability between its 48-CVA telephone systems and BroadVoice’s VoIP calling plans. TalkSwitch distributes its equipment through solutions providers. TalkSwitch software version 3.22 is available as a ...More
    December 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • RCN to Buy Con Ed for $32 Million
    Consolidated Edison Inc., the New York power company, said today it has agreed to sell its telecom subsidiary to RCN Corp. for approximately $32 million. RCN said buying Consolidated Edison Communications Holding Company Inc. (CEC) will bolster its fiber services to ...More
    December 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • Coalition: Americans Opposed to USF Changes
    The nonprofit Keep USF Fair Coalition said today Americans have sent more than half a million e-mails and letters to Washington officials, expressing opposition to proposed Universal Service Fund (USF) changes that would impose $1-$2 more per month on consumers, regardless ...More
    December 6, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Pac-West Deploys Acme Packets’ Equipment
    Pac-West Telecomm Inc., a CLEC based in Stockton, Calif., is using Acme Packet’s Net-Net session border controllers to deliver its VoiceSource VoIP interconnect services. VoiceSource includes IP connectivity for origination and termination of voice traffic and is offered in ...More
    December 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • BriteRain Agents to Market VoX VoIP
    Master agency BriteRain LP has signed on to market VoX Communications Corp.’s VoIP services through its more than 150,000 independent agents. BriteRain already offers products and services from partners including AireSpring Inc., Broadwing Communications LLC and XO ...More
    December 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • Net2Phone, CMA Bring VoIP to New Markets
    VoIP provider Net2Phone Inc. has expanded its agreement with cable operator CMA Communications (CMA) to provide cable telephony services to four more markets in Texas and Nevada. The two companies earlier this year started delivering digital phone services to CMA customers ...More
    December 5, 2005 Posted in News
  • Martin Names New Wireless Legal Advisor
    FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said today Fred Campbell will serve as his legal advisor for wireless issues. Campbell most recently was an attorney advisor in the wireline competition bureau. Before joining the commission, Campbell worked as an attorney for the law firm of ...More
    December 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • NCIC Signs Deal with Telmex
    NCIC Operator Services, provider of domestic, wholesale and inmate operator services, says it has signed the first Mexico Collect Call agreement with Telmex, Mexico’s national phone company. NCIC is using its own switch and live operators to complete the collect calls to ...More
    December 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • Interland to Buy Web.Com
    Web site and Internet hosting provider Interland Inc. has signed an agreement to buy assets from Web Internet LLC and Web Service Company Inc. including the domain name Web.com and its trademark rights, for $4.4 million. The deal is also expected to include approximately ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in News
  • reseller channel: News Briefs
    Virginia-based CLEC Talk America Holdings Inc. has signed a commercial agreement with the ILEC subsidiaries of SBC Communications Inc., the company’s largest network supplier. Talk America says the deal means customers will experience a “seamless transition” from SBC’s ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles