• Telecom Agents Pick Up Steam
    The Farmer's Almanac predicts a cold and snowy winter, especially in the Northeast, which means much of the country is headed for another long season of ever-higher gas and electric bills. While that might initially seem irrelevant, a company called Alternative Utility ...More
    October 1, 2004 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    VoIP provider Nuvio Corp. has added a new facet to its Powered by Nuvio Partner Program. The company has created the Custom Bill Package, which it developed for ISPs wanting to custom bill and bundle voice in a double or triple-play offering. Nuvio says its partner program ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • reseller channel: Under New Management
    By An irony of VoIP is at the same time it represents a collapsing or combining of voice and data network functionality, it complicates the quality provision of both services. This, in turn, creates an opportunity for resellers to offer enterprises that are disinterested in ...More
    October 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • UNE-R to the Rescue
    While carriers lament the rising costs of UNE-L and transport as a result of the recent court overturning of wholesale unbundling rules, a new service is coming to the market that promises to help CLECs that rely on such facilities to support their networks. UNE-R, or ...More
    October 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Round Table
    ... ON TEMPORARY NETWORK UNBUNDLING RULES THE FCC RELEASED, FREEZING FOR SIX MONTHS WHOLESALE RATES COMPETITORS PAY THE BIGGEST LOCAL PHONE COMPANIES FOR ACCESS TO THEIR NETWORKS. "Even beyond the fact that the FCC has readopted the same rules this court vacated, the FCC ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • BillSoft Releases
    Building on years of providing tax rating solutions for the telecom industry, BillSoft is rolling out an end-to-end solution that covers the taxation process from jurisdiction assignment to filing."The roll out of 'Your Total Tax Solution' represents the achievement of ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Telecom Industry Rules Must Catch Up with the Marketplace
    By Walter B. McCormick Jr. As the industry prepares to gather this month in Las Vegas for TELECOM '04, the annual conference for the United States Telecommunications Association, this is an appropriate time to reflect on the tremendous changes we have seen in the telecom ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • PHONE+ Teams with 1800SAVE to Deliver Web Pricing Tool
    PHONE+ has teamed with 1800SAVE.com to bring agents a free Web-based pricing and proposal tool.PHONE+ is a sponsor of and partner in 1800SAVE.com. "We are pleased to be able to support the launch of this time-saving service and to help make it available free to the agent ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • New Edge Networks’ Moffat: IP VPNs Are the Technology of the Future
    The future of telecom is not in VoIP, it’s in IP VPNs. So says Dan Moffat, president and CEO of New Edge Networks, with whom T@G got a chance to talk in late September. Moffat was scheduled to present several sessions on IP VPNs to audiences in Florida and Louisiana, but ...More
    October 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Venerable Private Lines Still Kickin'
    Like a favorite grandparent or great aunt who never fails to delight by maintaining his or her vigor and love of life, private lines are a legacy technology with plenty of spryness left in them. Despite a flat overall growth rate, certain customer segments and applications, ...More
    October 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles