• Senate Confirms FCC Nominees
    The Senate last night confirmed Deborah T. Tate as the FCC’s newest Republican commissioner, and re-appointed Michael J. Copps, a Democrat who has served on the commission since 2001. In another late-night session, senators approved President Bush’s two nominations by voice ...More
    December 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • Gatespeed Joins SkyWeb Alliance
    The SkyWeb Alliance, a coalition of fixed wireless ISPs in California, has added Gatespeed Broadband Inc. as its newest member, and the first from the San Francisco Bay area. NextWeb Inc. started the SkyWeb Alliance. Adding Gatespeed to its roster expands NextWeb’s ability ...More
    December 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • NTIA Head Steps Down
    The head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the Commerce Department said this week he will step down in early 2006, the New York Times reported. Michael D. Gallagher had been in the race to head the FCC after Michael Powell resigned; he ...More
    December 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • Ex-Qwest Head Charged with Insider Trading
    Federal prosecutors today charged ex-Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph P. Nacchio with insider trading. The government contended Nacchio took part in insider trading for sales of $100.8 million in Qwest stock between Jan. 2, 2001, and May 29, 2001. Each ...More
    December 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telecom Companies Offer Holiday Cheer
    With the holidays comes all manner of charitable giving and opportunities to reach out and touch someone. As Christmas, Hanukkah and other celebrations approach, a number of telecom companies are providing holiday cheer to children and military families. ...More
    December 20, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • New Wireless Player Enters U.S. Market
    British BWA vendor LastMile Communications will enter the United States in 2006 via a new subsidiary, LastMile USA Inc. LastMile offers hardware and software that enable the delivery of location-based high-speed wireless services. LastMile makes its network gear free to ...More
    December 20, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • King Technologies to Distribute Samsung Products
    Phone systems distributor King Technologies Inc. has become one of the first companies to sign on to resell Samsung Business Communication Systems (BCS) products, targeting the SMB market. The distributor now will offer Samsung products such as the OfficeServ 7200 VoIP ...More
    December 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • Channel Partners Conference & Expo Signs Barkley
    Former NBA star Charles Barkley will deliver the keynote address in Las Vegas! ...More
    December 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • Arbinet Files Suit Against World-Link
    Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. said today it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against World-Link Telecom Inc. in the U. S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Arbinet claims World-Link has infringed on three of its U.S. patents regarding the ...More
    December 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Amp’d Uses INFONXX Services
    Amp'd Mobile, the MVNO that made its soft launch last week, targeting the young and hip, said today it will use INFONXX for directory assistance and other services. In addition to directory assistance text messaging, callers will have access to 411 call completion, movie ...More
    December 19, 2005 Posted in News