• BSG Arm Works with China Mobile Division
    Billing Services Group Clearing Solutions GmbH, the German division of Billing Services Group (BSG), and China Mobile’s subsidiary, Advanced Roaming Clearing House (ARCH), this week said they are working together to deliver telecommunications data clearing services. ARCH, a ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • First Avenue Appoints New Head
    First Avenue Networks, a provider offering wholesale services for other carriers, has named Mike Gallagher as its new president and CEO. Gallagher replaces Dean Johnson, who remains on the board of directors as vice chairman. Gallagher previously served as president of ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • Avaya, Equant Develop Managed IP Platform
    Avaya Inc. and Equant, a subsidiary of France Telecom specializing in communications infrastructure, have developed a managed IP telephony communications platform for multinational companies. The technology integrates Avaya applications with Equant’s VoIP VPN service; the ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • PAETEC Opens Newark Office
    PAETEC Communications Inc. has opened a new facility in Newark, N.J. The provider already has offices New York City and Clark, N.J. The Newark office houses PAETEC’s newest sales office and switch. This is the company’s third switch in the New York metropolitan area. “The ...More
    September 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • Interlink Granted CLEC Status
    The Florida Public Service Commission has approved Interlink Global Corp.’s request to receive its CLEC license. Interlink offers international VoIP services and says becoming a CLEC means it can offer local and long-distance services as a carrier, rather than a reseller. ...More
    September 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • PNG Brings Bundles to Virginia Residents
    PowerNet Global Communications has made its local and long-distance phone service bundles available to residential customers in Virginia through its independent agents and affinity groups. The packages in Virginia offer residential customers unlimited local calls and 30 ...More
    September 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • Trinsic Faces Possible Nasdaq Delisting
    Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Communications Inc. that was a major player in the UNE-P space, is in danger of losing its listing on the NASDAQSmallCap Market. The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc. last week notified Trinsic that it is in violation of NASDAQ's voting rights rule, as ...More
    September 6, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telcos, Cablecos Aid Disaster Relief Efforts
    Dozens of telecom and cable companies are mobilizing to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, ranging from suspending bill-pay requirements to donating financial aid and communications equipment. For example, cable provider Cox Communications said today it is suspending ...More
    September 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ Launches CSP Network
    PHONE+ magazine today went live with its new Web site, Converged Solutions Providers (CSP) Network. PHONE+ editors created the new partner portal, CSP Network, as a resource for converged solutions providers – agents, VARs and VADs, systems integrators, interconnects, ...More
    September 1, 2005 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ Unveils Certification Site, Program
    PHONE+ magazine today introduced its training and certification site, CSP Certified, a sister portal to the new Converged Solutions Providers (CSP) Network. CSP Certified offers the industry a new brand of training to help partners become successful converged solutions ...More
    September 1, 2005 Posted in News