• Amp’d Uses INFONXX Services
    Amp'd Mobile, the MVNO that made its soft launch last week, targeting the young and hip, said today it will use INFONXX for directory assistance and other services. In addition to directory assistance text messaging, callers will have access to 411 call completion, movie ...More
    December 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Reports: Feds Ready to Indict Former Qwest CEO
    Federal prosecutors are ready to go after former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio, according to news reports. The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News said today a federal grand jury is meeting in Denver as the feds prepare to seek a criminal ...More
    December 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Phonetag Launches Hosted VoIP via Level 3
    Phonetag LLC has introduced hosted VoIP software that adds a new line to a company or ports existing phone numbers so businesses experience minimal disruption if there is a phone system outage. Using Level 3 Communications Inc. as its underlying provider, Phonetag’s service ...More
    December 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • ACS Executive Joins USTelecom Board
    Liane Pelletier, chairman, president and CEO of Alaska Communications Systems Group, will join the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) board of directors, USTelecom said today. “As the largest service provider in Alaska and among the top 15 largest carriers in the ...More
    December 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • DeMint Introduces Digital Age Communications Act
    In another of a series of Capitol Hill attempts to rewrite the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, yesterday introduced the Digital Age Communications Act of 2005 (DACA). The bill ...More
    December 16, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • deltathree Becomes Level 3 Master Reseller
    VoIP provider deltathree Inc. said today it has joined Level 3 Communications Inc.’s Master Reseller program. The deal makes Level 3 the wholesale network carrier for the deltathree Outsourced Platform, while deltathree, as a member of the Level(3)Enabled Master Reseller ...More
    December 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • Amp’d Arrives
    Amp'd Mobile Inc. officially turned up its online portal today to usher in its soft launch. The MVNO, provisioned on the Verizon Wireless EV-DO network, targets the young professional and youth markets with customizable multimedia services. Beginning today, consumers can ...More
    December 15, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • NENA Approves i2 VoIP Architecture for E911
    The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) board of directors has approved the NENA Interim VoIP Architecture for Enhanced 911 Services, known as i2. This is NENA's first major standard on the VoIP and enhanced 911 (E911) system interface. The i2 standard is regarded ...More
    December 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • AT&T Touts Alternatives to Cablecos
    As a result of its merger with SBC Communications Inc., AT&T Inc. said yesterday it will be able to bundle services and cut phone bills for residential customers. The company said an estimated 4 million residential subscribers with SBC local service and AT&T ...More
    December 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Senate Committee Grills FCC Nominees
    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today heard testimony in favor of two FCC nominees, and wrapped up questioning in hopes the Senate will confirm Democrat Michael J. Copps and Republican Deborah T. Tate before Congress breaks for the holidays. Copps ...More
    December 13, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News