• Channel News
    Posted: 04/2005 Channel News Asante, 1NService Partner to Help SMBs Asante Technologies Inc. and value-added reseller 1NService have teamed up to help SMBs upgrade their network infrastructures to support data, voice and video over IP networks. 1NService will use Asante's ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Calculating ROI for Converged IPNetworks
    The business case for adopting converged IP networks has been elusive. With vendors and resellers touting benefits such as more efficient network management and better integration between voice and data applications, the ability to measure and qualify ROI for enterprise ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • UNE-P Coalitions Spell Buying Power
    Coalitions of local phone companies are forming to secure lowcost access to networks in the wake of changing regulations.Sue Platner, president of consulting firm The Northridge Group, says one group of phone companies on the East Coast and a separate group of companies in ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • i2 Signs Distributors for VoiceStick
    i2Telecom International Inc. recently announced new distribution agreements, including a number of national retail chains, for its new VoiceStick device developments the company says, in part, are expected to result in a tenfold increase in revenue this year over 2004. ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Vegas A-Glitter with Channel Partners, New Deals
    The Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo was no gamble for attendees and exhibitors, all of whom came away from the star-studded event with new sales tools, technical insights and business contacts.More than 2,500 people participated in the show. They took ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Qwest Communications International Inc. and AT&T Corp. have signed a commercial wholesale pricing and services agreement. The deal calls for Qwest - through its Platform Plus program - to provide wholesale pricing continuity for AT&T, which has been negatively ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Goodbye Powell, Hello Martin
    The man who challenged outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell in a controversial vote over wholesale phone rules in 2003 is taking his place.President Bush announced his plans two weeks ago to designate FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin as the agency's chief.Powell, who has ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • ATLANTIC-ACM Delivers Wholesale Carrier Awards
    ATLANTIC-ACM announced the 2005 U.S. Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards and introduced its Seals of Excellence today at the CompTel/ASCENT trade show. The awards were presented by ATLANTIC-ACM CEO Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Vice President Taher Bouzayen.The Wholesale Carrier ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    CIMCO Communications Inc. has added another service to its SecureBiz line. The new Remote Vulnerability Assessment, available through authorized agents, shows companies the security exposure of their computer networks. The SecureBiz Remote Vulnerability Assessment probes a ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • FiberTower Debuts Last-Mile Alternative for Mobile Operators
    Just as Diana was said to have sprung fully formed from the head of Zeus, so it seems FiberTower has made its debut at the CTIA conference in New Orleans this spring. The company is live in eight markets with a facilities-based last-mile alternative network built expressly ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles