• VoiceLog E911 Alert Released in Time for July 29 Deadline
    Third-party verification provider VoiceLog LLC has released E911Alert, a service it says meets new FCC requirements for notifying VoIP users about the status of their E911 access. New rules go into effect on July 29 that require VoIP carriers connecting with the PSTN to ...More
    July 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • Xspedius’ ICG Acquisition Now Official
    Xspedius Communications LLC officially has closed a deal with ICG Communications Inc. to buy customers access to 194 buildings, more than 500 fiber miles and network facilities, and assets in five markets in the Southeast. The carrier announced on Thursday it has completed ...More
    July 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • Frost & Sullivan Awards NGT, PAETEC Customer Value Enhancement Awards
    Frost & Sullivan presented New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT) and PAETEC Communications Inc. with 2005 Customer Value Enhancement Awards at the analyst firm’s third annual Customer Value Enhancement Awards Banquet. NGT was recognized in the managed wholesale IP telephony ...More
    July 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • 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