• XO Launches First VoIP Package
    XO Communications Inc., a CLEC that specializes in business services, has launched a new service for small businesses that is its first VoIP package for customers, as well as its first hosted-voice product. Called XOptions Flex, the new package provides a suite of PBX ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Verizon Promotes Exec to Federal Regulatory Team
    Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday named David Young, an executive who has overseen Internet and technology policy, as vice president of federal regulatory affairs. He will be responsible for the development and analysis of intercarrier compensation and interconnection ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Lawmakers Move to Permanently Ban Internet Taxation
    Federal lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation that would permanently ban taxes on Internet access and related services. The legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, a Democrat, and two other members of Congress would permanently ban taxes on Internet ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • MCI to Buy IP Media, Entertainment Software Maker
    MCI Inc. said today it will acquire the assets of Interactive Content Factory (ICF), a maker of software for IP media and entertainment services. ICF is owned by TWI, a division of the British independent production company IMG Worldwide Inc. Financial terms of the deal ...More
    April 19, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • NextWeb Chooses CommPartners for Wireless VoIP Services
    NextWeb, a large fixed-wireless business ISP based in California, announced today that it is launching voice-over-IP (VoIP) services using the wholesale VoIP service of CommPartners, a provider of privately branded, VoIP services and IP-to-PSTN interconnection carrier ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Enron Broadband Trial Imminent
    Five former Enron executives who worked at the defunct broadband services unit are set to go to trial on a range of charges levied by the Department of Justice. The search for a jury began Monday, the Houston Chronicle reported. Executives from Enron Broadband Services Inc. ...More
    April 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • VocalScape Signs Resale Agreements
    VoIP technology developer VocalScape Inc. has signed reseller agreements with VoIP service provider Mix Networks Inc. and Ablaze Technologies Inc., an online marketing and technology management company. The deal with Mix Networks gives VocalScape's calling card customers ...More
    April 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoiceLog Bolsters VirtualLogger with VoIP Recording
    Third-party verification company VoiceLog LLC has added VoIP recording capabilities to its VirtualLogger ASP/service bureau platform. VoiceLog says this means call centers record calls and monitor quality on their VoIP platforms on a "pay as you go" basis. VirtualLogger ...More
    April 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • Dallas WISP to Sell Interlink Global VoIP Services
    Blue Wireless & Data Inc. announced it will sell VoIP services under a joint venture with Interlink Global Corp. to Blue Wireless customers in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex where it owns 8,900 square miles of high-speed wireless Internet networks. Under the ...More
    April 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • Verizon Lands Programming Deal with Starz Entertainment
    Gearing up to deliver television service this year, Verizon Communications Inc. yesterday announced a long-term affiliation agreement with Starz Entertainment Group LLC that will allow the No. 1 phone company to carry 13 movie channels. Verizon said it will be able to carry ...More
    April 15, 2005 Posted in News