• Round Table
    ... ON THE APPROVALS OF THE VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. MERGER WITH MCI INC. AND THE SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC. TAKEOVER OF AT&T CORP. THE FCC AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ADDED RIDERS TO THE DEALS, INCLUDING REQUIRING THE COMPANIES TO OFFER NAKED DSL, AND EXTEND SPECIAL ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Next Stop — 2006
    I want to thank everybody for welcoming me to the telecom industry. The last couple of months have been extremely challenging, but also surprisingly fun. Many of you have expressed your support and have been exceptionally helpful to me in my new post. I must admit I’ve been ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • SNET DG Quenches VoIP Thirst With SIPS
    SNET DG announced it will roll out its new SIPS suite of IP services this month. Not to be confused with session initiation protocol, the new Switched IP Services portfolio includes public and private termination of international and domestic VoIP traffic as well as a range ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • DeLovely DeWired
    Hybrid networks are driving sophistication in the back office: WiMAX is here, while Wi- Fi mesh deployments, broadband wireless access resale and MVNO plays are becoming increasingly common — and many service providers are adding wireless networks to their existing ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Partner Channel: US LEC Provides Agents Key To VoD
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    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Made to Order
    A market for specialized wireless solutions to business problems is proliferating: Companies with field forces and in vertical markets like health care can leverage a dizzying array of mobile applications to improve productivity and digitize the paper trail.Increasingly, ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • reseller channel: News Briefs
    Virginia-based CLEC Talk America Holdings Inc. has signed a commercial agreement with the ILEC subsidiaries of SBC Communications Inc., the company’s largest network supplier. Talk America says the deal means customers will experience a “seamless transition” from SBC’s ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • ATLANTIC-ACM Delivers Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards
    (From left to right) Michael Crimmins, vice president, North American sales, iBasis; Robert Brejcha, vice president, MCI; Judy Reed Smith, CEO, Atlantic-ACM; Kathryn Morrissey, president, global wholesale, AT&T; Sherry Charles, vice president, wholesale markets, ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Long-Haul Wholesale Field Narrows
    The Level 3 Communications Inc. merger with WilTel Communications Group LLC mirrors the industrywide predilection for consolidation, and analysts predict it will help the former rivals land customers neither could get flying solo and, perhaps more importantly, inspire more ...More
    December 1, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Hit the Ground Running
    Editor’s Note: This article was based on the author’s presentation at the Fall 2005 Channel Partners Conference & Expo. For more instructive seminars like this, go to the PHONE+ Web site to view the schedule for the spring 2006 event, March 1-3 in Las Vegas at ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles