• Do No Harm
    When it comes to health care, communications solutions are simply a means to an important end - saving people's lives. Successful sales partners in the medical vertical speak the language of the continuum of care, not just of technology. They also have their own version of ...More
    November 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Been There, Done That
    Before NorVergence, there was Minimum Rate Pricing. Both companies were telecommunications resellers in New Jersey, fell victim to bankruptcy, faced investigations questioning their business practices and both involved a family: brothers Peter and Thomas Salzano. Minimum ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • In Memoriam: Running for a Cause
    The CEO of master agency PlanetOne Communications is donning his running shoes for a personal cause. On Jan. 9, Ted Schuman will take part in the 26.2-mile P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon in honor of his nephew, Adam Schnall, who died from leukemia at age 9. ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Products News
    ILD ADDS STATE USF FEATURE TO BILLING SERVICES GROUP ILD Telecommunications Inc. has enhanced its LEC Billing Services Group product with a state USF Feature. The software flags the states where administrative fees are allowed. ILD points out that not all states require a ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • MPLS, the Network of the Future
    MPLS: you may have heard the acronym used in the same sentence as "IP VPN," "voice over IP" or "core networks." What is this mysterious thing, this multi-protocol label switching, which seems to show up almost everywhere IP is discussed? You may not need to know all the ...More
    November 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Round Table
    ON WHETHER THE FCC SHOULD ISSUE PERMANENT RULES ALLOWING COMPETITIVE TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES TO LEASE HIGHCAPACITY LOOPS FROM THE BIGGEST LOCAL PHONE COMPANIES AT GOVERNMENT-MANDATED UNE RATES."The commission has long recognized that the market for high-capacity ...More
    November 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • CompTel/ASCENT News Coming Monday
    Phone+ will post news Monday at the CompTel/ASCENT Fall 2004 Convention & Expo in Orlando. ...More
    October 29, 2004 Posted in News
  • VoIP Peering Momentum, Direction Subject of telx Summit
    Despite some technical hurdles still to be overcome, the ability of VoIP to drive cost savings and additional functionality for enterprise voice calls is pushing the development of VoIP peering. The goal is to enable VoIP carriers as well as enterprises that have turned to ...More
    October 25, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • 3Com Unveils Suite of Applications for Businesses
    3Com Corp. has unveiled a suite of applications for small, medium and large businesses to support IP telephone service, conferencing, messaging and other communications functions. The 3Com Convergence Applications Suite, which runs on a common SIP standard-based IP ...More
    October 8, 2004 Posted in News
  • Toshiba Announces IP Phone
    Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Digital Solutions Division, has released the Toshiba Strata Wireless IP Telephone, an enterprise-class 802.11 wireless IP telephone. It is compatible with Toshiba’s new Strata CIX native IP business communications system, and its ...More
    October 6, 2004 Posted in News