• PAETEC Introduces VoIP for Medium, Large Businesses
    PAETEC Communications Inc. today launched its iPATH VoIP service that includes equipment for the customer premise, IP T1, hosted IP telephony and hosted IP PBXs. Agents can sell iPATH – which targets medium and large businesses – while wholesalers and resellers can offer ...More
    January 23, 2006 Posted in News
  • Sprint Expands Partnership with Quiconnect
    Systems integrator Quiconnect, which is headquartered in London, is helping Sprint Nextel Corp. broaden its European WLAN presence; it has signed a bilateral access and interconnect services agreement with RoamPoint to give Sprint's corporate customers access to Wi-Fi ...More
    January 23, 2006 Posted in News
  • Verizon Business Ready to Invest in International, Triple VoIP Capacity
    Verizon Communications Inc.’s enterprise business group, which was renamed Verizon Business following the acquisition and integration of MCI’s business group, is “committed to international like never before” and plans to make an investment announcement on the international ...More
    January 23, 2006 By Paula Bernier Posted in News
  • Notebaert: Qwest Scanning for M&A Options
    Responding to questions about whether Qwest Communications International Inc. will need to merge with another company as its Bell brethren have done, Qwest CEO Richard Notebaert said Thursday company executives “continue to scan the horizon” for opportunities to merge with ...More
    January 20, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Qwest Holds Largest Partner Meeting to Date
    About 400 agents for Qwest Communications International Inc. came to Denver this week for the company’s annual Qwest Business Partner Program meeting, making it the largest QMarketplace gathering to date. Called QMarketplace, the event features networking and education on ...More
    January 20, 2006 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • IGIC, Amesbury Help Companies Find Dark Fiber
    IGI Consulting (IGIC), an independent telecom consulting firm, is working with business prospectors Amesbury Consulting to locate dark fiber facilities throughout the United States, a service for carriers and other companies. Amesbury Consulting has helped a number of ...More
    January 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • New Covad PBXi Plus Lets Companies Use Existing Equipment
    Covad Communications Group Inc. yesterday unveiled an IP PBX that lets small businesses and spread-out companies use their existing phone numbers, handsets and other equipment. Covad VoIP PBXi Plus – a step below a fully hosted VoIP service – is sold through the company’s ...More
    January 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • Stevens to Keynote COMPTEL Convention
    Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) has agreed to deliver the keynote speech at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2006 Convention & Expo, to be held March 19-22 in San Diego. Stevens has spent the last year spearheading an anticipated rewrite of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. His ...More
    January 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • Holland Appointed Head of MASERGY’s Board
    Shortly after being named CEO of McLeodUSA, Royce Holland has been appointed chairman of the board at MASERGY, a network services provider. Holland has served on MASERGY’s board for more than a year. As chairman, he will help guide the company’s growth. MASERGY this week ...More
    January 19, 2006 Posted in News
  • FCC Investigates Phone-Records Theft, Sens. Introduce Bill
    With the problem of identity theft running amuck, the FCC now is looking into reports of people using consumers’ Social Security numbers and other valuable information to steal wireless and wireline phone records. The thieves accomplish this by calling a carrier and ...More
    January 18, 2006 By Kelly Teal Posted in News