• CompTIA Forms Advisory Council for Resellers
    The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has formed a new advisory council to help IT resellers evolve into technology solution providers, and will hold its first meeting next week. CompTIA formed the group in response to the recent shift in the channel from ...More
    June 8, 2005 Posted in News
  • CloseCall to Use CommPartners for VoIP
    MobilePro Corp. subsidiary CloseCall America has signed a commercial agreement with VoIP wholesaler CommPartners to offer digital phone service to CloseCall America broadband users. "Our goal is to give customers a choice in how they want their telephone service provisioned ...More
    June 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoX Chooses Global Crossing VoIP Services
    Global Crossing Ltd. is providing its VoIP Outbound Service and VoIP Local Service to VoX Communications, a services provider deploying wholesale, residential and business VoIP services throughout the country. VoX is a wholly owned subsidiary of eLEC Communications Corp. ...More
    June 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Not Finished with VoIP 911 Rules
    Taking your landline phone on the road is one of the cool features of Internet-based phone service, but it also is creating a headache for regulators who want to ensure emergency operators know where a distressed caller is located. The FCC plans to do something about it. In ...More
    June 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • EarthLink to Trial Covad’s Line-Powered VoIP
    EarthLink Inc. today announced it will offer a line-powered VoIP service on a trial basis in three markets beginning this fall. The service, powered by Covad, will enable the Atlanta-based ISP to offer voice services in apples-to-apples competition with the ILECs in those ...More
    June 6, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Former Qwest CFO Charged with Insider Trading
    Robin Szeliga, the former CFO of Qwest Communications International Inc., has been charged with one count of insider trading, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Prosecutors allege Szeliga had information about her employer’s true operating performance and financial ...More
    June 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • Space Data, MCI Enter Roaming Pact
    Space Data Corp., a company providing wireless data services in rural areas, on Thursday announced a mutual roaming agreement with MCI Inc. Space Data and MCI's SkyTel expect to begin offering roaming this month for location and fleet management services, with roaming ...More
    June 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • PowerNet Expands Phone Packages to Maryland
    PowerNet Global Communications on Thursday announced packages of local and long-distance phone service for residential customers in Maryland, bringing to 10 the number of states where the Cincinnati-based company markets bundled offers through independent sales agents and ...More
    June 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP Inc. Buys Caerus, Subsidiaries
    Wholesaler VoIP Inc. has completed its acquisition of Caerus Inc. and that company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, Volo Communications Inc., Caerus Networks Inc and Caerus Billing Inc. The deal is valued at $30 million. VoIP Inc. says it will keep the Caerus companies ...More
    June 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • OSP EXPO to Co-Locate at GLOBALCOMM
    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) said today OSP EXPO will co-locate at next year’s GLOBALCOMM event in Chicago. GLOBALCOMM is TIA’s branch-off of SUPERCOMM, of which this year’s show is the last. SUPERCOMM was a joint effort between the TIA and the United ...More
    June 2, 2005 Posted in News