• Profile
    STEVE GERHARDT IS A NETWORK services agent in Holmdel, N.J. He came into the role the way many do — when the carrier he worked for, Econophone, closed up shop with literally no warning.“I was a sales manager running a couple of sales offices for them. They came to my office ...More
    January 1, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Reinventing the Back Office Post UNE-P
    TEN YEARS AFTER THE TELECOM Act of 1996 brought competition to the local loop, FCC deregulation of UNE-P rates is forcing CLECs to reinvent themselves with facilities, VoIP or a high-volume margin resale strategy. As the March deadline for ending legacy UNE-P contracts ...More
    January 1, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • TIME FOR SOME R&R
    R&R Telecom gives carriers and resellers a break from the burden of owning and maintaining a softswitch by offering partitioning services. Partitioning differs from a rent-to-own scenario, but it offers some similar advantages in speeding time-to-market and lowering ...More
    January 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • News Briefs
    MVNGO, EUR Systems’ solution for MVNOs, has introduced a range of consulting services for its MVNOs, including business planning, marketing and product creation. The services offered to MVNOs will be delivered through a strategic partnership with MCR Partners, a Plano, ...More
    January 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • NOT NECESSARILY NEWS
    Jetsetters Keep in Touch Travelers now can keep in constant touch when they fly in business jets, thanks to the new MiniMIJET antenna from Starling Advanced Communication Ltd. The device provides two-way Ku band-based connectivity for broadband in-flight applications, such ...More
    January 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Wanted: Modd (Mobile Device Defense) Squad
    WHILE THE INTERNET SECURITY WAR rages on, wireless users may have a vague notion of security concerns at a hotspot. But most don’t think twice about using their Palm Treos or accessing a unified messaging center with a Wi-Fi-enabled softphone, and the truth is, mobile data ...More
    January 1, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Channel Partners Expo Signs Charles Barkley
    FORMER NBA STAR CHARLES Barkley has signed on as the keynote for the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, at 1:15, p.m., March 1, in Las Vegas. Sponsored by Voila IP, Barkley will speak with his trademark irreverence, candor and humor on lifelong learning as a foundation ...More
    January 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • How Does Your Wireless Garden Grow?
    WITH THE MVNO MARKET HEATING UP and network operators vying with each other to differentiate themselves with attractive walled gardens of content, some companies are supplying Miracle-Gro for developing a well-manicured offering with wholesale entertainment and ...More
    January 1, 2006 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Broad Sky Networks, a satellite broadband reseller, has become one of the first enterprise-class resellers for WildBlue, which offers high-speed Internet access via satellite. Broad Sky now offers its SkyLink service powered by WildBlue for less than $1,000 in equipment, ...More
    January 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • AT&T to Launch Ads on New Year’s Eve
    AT&T Inc. today said it will start a new marketing campaign on New Year’s Eve. The campaign’s first TV ad, “Eclipse,” will debut on Dec. 31 during various New Year’s Eve specials, including Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2006. The company has developed a new ...More
    December 29, 2005 Posted in News