“After the ’96 Act was passed, the general position of the competitive community was very favorable toward the Act and thought that it was a great effort by Congress to balance the competing interests and needs and really create a level playing field. Unfortunately, the ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • What a Difference a Decade Makes
    I HAVE BEEN A PART OF THE TELECOM industry for much of its competitive lifespan. The past 17 years have given me plenty of time to have witnessed most of the substantive changes following the divestiture of AT&T, including passage of the Telecom Act of 1996.At the time, ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Network Assessments Key to Successful Convergence Deployments
    RESEARCH FROM MULTIPLE INDUSTRY sources suggests that 2006 will be another big year for the deployment of VoIP and other convergence technologies.According to a November 2005 report by Synergy Research Group, the worldwide enterprise IP telephony market increased by 30.6 ...More
    February 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • viaVerio Resellers Get Business Management Tools
    Verio Inc., a subsidiary of NTT Communications and a provider of IP and managed hosting services, today released its Verio Reseller Business Tools, which help viaVerio resellers manage their businesses. The company said the $29.95-per-month service helps VARs automate ...More
    January 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Cbeyond Extends Footprint to Los Angeles
    Communications services provider Cbeyond said today its footprint now covers Los Angeles-area SMBs. The company markets its products – including VoIP, mobile, security and messaging – largely through solutions providers. "Our sixth market, Los Angeles, represents a ...More
    January 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Preview Expo Experience on Web Radio
    Get a preview of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo by tuning in to the MyTechnologyLawyer.com Radio Show. ...More
    January 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Cordia Unveils Spanish-Language VoIP Service
    Cordia Corp., a competitive carrier based in Florida, today unveiled VOZSIP, a Spanish-language VoIP service. “Spanish-speaking people are a rapidly growing segment of the global population,” said Gabriel Wainer, Cordia’s director of Latin markets. “Users of ...More
    January 30, 2006 Posted in News
  • Cavalier Telecom Completes Elantic Purchase
    Cavalier Telephone, a facilities-based carrier headquartered in Richmond, Va., said today it has completed its acquisition of Elantic Telecom, which formerly was called Dominion Telecom. The acquisition adds Elantic’s 8,200 route miles of fiber to Cavalier’s own 3,000-mile ...More
    January 30, 2006 Posted in News
  • Grande Names New CEO
    Six months after CEO Bill Morrow resigned his post, Grande Communications has named a new head executive. Grande, which sells services to consumers and businesses in Texas as well as national network services to enterprises and communications providers, said today it has ...More
    January 30, 2006 Posted in News
  • Quintum Unveils Remote Management for Tenor Products
    Quintum Technologies Inc., a vendor of VoIP infrastructure equipment, has announced the Remote Management Session Server (RMSS), a device that provides secure remote monitoring and management of up to 5,000 Quintum Tenor gateways. The product can manage Tenors in a secure ...More
    January 27, 2006 Posted in News