• Annan Responds to Allegations of UN Designs on Internet
    The United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) meets next week in Tunisia, and already has garnered a considerable amount of controversy over reports the body wants to take over control of the Internet. The WSIS contends it wants to address the so-called ...More
    November 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • NuVox Resells Perimeter’s Security Services
    NuVox Communications, an ISP with subscribers in the southeast and Midwest, is reselling Perimeter Internetworking’s hosted managed services. Features include compliance regulation, anti-virus, spam filtering, e-mail security and archiving, and data backup. Thanks to ...More
    November 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP Inc. Appoints National Sales Director
    VoIP provider VoIP Inc. has named Steve Bratton as its new national sales director for the VoiceOne Communications' Carrier Direct Program. Bratton comes to VoIP Inc. from Level 3 Communications Inc., where he served as account director since 1998. Bratton's sales ...More
    November 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • OSG Manages Invoice Functions for Alaska Wireless Provider
    OSG Billing Services will manage invoice presentment and distribution services for Alaska DigiTel, a wireless provider serving Greater Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, Juneau and Fairbanks. OSG is providing Alaska DigiTel with invoice consultation services, new capabilities ...More
    November 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • MTP to Private-Label VoX VoIP
    My Technology Partners (MTP), a team of solutions providers, has made a wholesale deal with VoX Communications Corp. to provide VoIP to SMBs. MTP private-labels services and sells them to associations, affinity marketing programs and shared-revenue partnerships. "Over our ...More
    November 10, 2005 Posted in News
  • Bush Nominates Tate for FCC Seat
    President Bush said today he will nominate Republican Tennessee regulatory commissioner Deborah Tate to fill the FCC seat that has remained empty since March. A number of events – including hurricanes in the Southeast, the death of Supreme Court Chief Justice William ...More
    November 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • New Draft of House Telecom Bill Breaks Spirit of Bipartisanship
    The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on telecommunications today continued its push for telecom reform as Republicans offered up a revised draft version of legislation that drew heavy fire from leading Democrats. Subcommittee chairman Fred Upton ...More
    November 9, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • COMPTEL Forms Program Advisory Committee, Announces Members
    COMPTEL today announced the inaugural members of its new Program Advisory Committee, which will work with the association to develop educational content for the Spring 2006 COMPTEL Convention & Expo. Program Advisory Committee members include Karen Campagna, senior ...More
    November 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • Grande Names New Directors
    Texas-based CLEC Grande Communications has appointed Reid A. Fitzgerald as director of network sales and H. Lee Linton as director of Grande Business Solutions. Fitzgerald oversees sales and marketing for the company’s wholesale data and phone services. He also is ...More
    November 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Will Not Cut off VoIP Subscribers with No E-911
    The FCC Enforcement Bureau issued a notice late Tuesday, that, once again, it had adjusted its original VoIP E-911 Order. The agency dropped the requirement that VoIP service providers cut off subscribers who do not have E-911 coverage by Nov. 28 The notice also says the ...More
    November 9, 2005 Posted in News