• Cogent Offers Cablecos 'Zero Commit'
    Ethernet provider Cogent Communications Group Inc. said today it is giving cablecos the chance to test its Internet service without the requirement of a long-term commitment. Termed “Zero Commit,” the deal lets cable operators cancel service within 30 days of signing on; ...More
    July 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • TMONE Targets VoIP Operators
    Direct marketing firm Total Marketing One (TMONE) is taking on another role, this time for VoIP operators. Through its marketing processes – via e-mail, the Internet, direct mail, and inbound and outbound calling – the company is signing IP telephony subscribers for ...More
    July 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • Synchronoss, 3PV Partner to Help VoIP Providers
    Synchronoss Technologies Inc. and Third Party Verification Inc. have teamed to help broadband operators increase their subscriber numbers and abide by regulatory requirements. They say the increased adoption of VoIP led them to partner to offer local number portability ...More
    July 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • eLEC Revenue Doubles but Company Posts Loss
    Although its revenue more than doubled year over year for the first six months of 2005, eLEC Communications Corp., a CLEC offering VoIP services for businesses and consumers, has reported a net loss of $1.7 million, or 10 cents per share, for the first six months of fiscal ...More
    July 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • CSG Provides Standalone Roaming Module
    Customer care and billing provider CSG Systems has released a standalone Roaming Module for mobile operators. CSG has offered roaming as part of its billing engine, Kenan/BP, but by un-coupling it the module now can be updated quickly as new standards become available. It ...More
    July 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • SBC CEO to Open TELECOM ‘05
    Ed Whitacre, CEO of SBC Communications Inc., will keynote the TELECOM ‘05 Annual Conference & Exhibition with a preview of what’s next for the telecom industry. SBC holds a 60 percent ownership interest in Cingular Wireless, which serves 50.4 million wireless customers, ...More
    July 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • 3G Enhanced Services Strategies Get a Boost from DOVADO
    DOVADO has released the W-series of access devices and gateways to target operators deploying 3G service using the UMTS-TDD standard, based on TD-CDMA. The W-series includes support for laptop cards from IPWireless, which support peak download speeds of 3mbps on UMTS-TDD, ...More
    July 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telcordia Tackles Shifting Wireless Needs
    Telcordia Technologies Inc. has added the “Advanced Rater” functionality to its Intelligent Service Control Point (ISCP) prepaid back-office system, including the ability to set up billing almost on the fly for new services like mobile games; offer customer rewards such as ...More
    July 18, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Qwest Director Donohue Resigns
    Qwest Communications International Inc. said today that Thomas Donohue, a director of the company, resigned from his role as of Monday, July 11. Donohue is president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Bob Toevs, a Qwest spokesman, says Donohue stepped down to focus ...More
    July 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • IDT Signs Wholesale Services Agreement with Verizon
    IDT Corp. said today it has signed a long-term wholesale services agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. for local phone service. The new agreement takes effect on Aug. 1. Verizon will provide IDT, a CLEC, with dial-tone services or access to its local networks for a ...More
    July 15, 2005 Posted in News