Posted: 9/2004 WHOLESALERS PUT NEXT-GEN SONET TO WORK By Russ Esmacher Today's next-generation SONET technology enables wholesale service providers to offer a growing variety of versatile optical services to meet their customers' needs and package their service offerings ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Take a Closer Look at On-Demand VoIP Audio Conferencing
    The success of today’s enterprise depends on investing in new growth opportunities while lowering costs. The ability to communicate regularly with all players of the business – employees, customers, partners, suppliers and shareholders -- in an effective, immediate and ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • What's Left In NorVergence's Wake?
    Mike Pimentel, a family doctor based in Maryland, received a call this winter from a NorVergence representative.NorVergence pledged to consolidate his phone bills and provide a T1 line that would allow the physician to transmit copies of aviation medical exams at higher ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Resale Gets Another Black Eye
    By now you've heard about the NorVergence bankruptcy. Certainly, it's not the largest in telecom's recent past, but it is significant nevertheless.The company had a novel business model wherein it aggregated network services through its Merged Access Transport Intelligent ...More
    September 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Clash Over VoIP Patent Claims
    Acceris Communications Inc. and ITXC Corp. are suing each other over intellectual property related to Internet telephony. First, Acceris claimed ITXC's services and systems infringe on its U.S. patent "Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Computer Network/Internet ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Industry News
    International VoIP Council, IPCC Merge In an effort to increase the promotion and development of VoIP and packets communications markets and solutions, the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) and International VoIP Council have combined forces. The ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • XO Resells Notification Service
    XO Resells Notification Service It makes sense to be able to communicate immediately about something as serious as an emergency alert, or something as mundane as a bill's due date. That's why XO Interactive Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of service provider XO ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Sprint Corp. has released an IP key system for small businesses called the Sprint i4. It is available exclusively through Sprint authorized dealers and Sprint North Supply, the company's distribution and logistics division. The Sprint i4 does not require a pre-existing ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Agents Click for Collateral
    The entrepreneurs behind Clickonclyde.com, a variable data Web portal that started so real estate agents could order high-end marketing tools online, are expanding their services to include telecom agents. The idea is to "offer a Web-based marketing portal that would host ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Want More Business?
    A potential customer walks into your office. Her name is Jane and she has decided to move her kids out of the city to a more rural environment. She has a home-based business selling products over the Internet. She has telecommunications needs and she has come to you. When ...More
    September 1, 2004 Posted in Articles