• CHANNEL NEWS
    Apparent Networks Starts Partner Program Apparent Networks Inc. has started its partner program so professional service companies can resell its network assessment tool AppareNet. The AppareNet software assesses and pinpoints locations and causes of problems on live ...More
    July 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Special Access Pricing Debate
    Posted: 07/2005 Special Access Pricing Debate Heats Up By Josh Long Rivals of the two largest regional phone companies in the United States are urging federal regulators to ensure that SBC Communications Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. be required to divest assets and ...More
    July 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Big Brains Need Big Pipes
    Traditionally a big hardware show, SUPERCOMM has taken on a new look - something akin to the Consumer Electronics Show - in its final incarnation. Of course, this is an exaggeration, but certainly CPE and mobility devices were displayed en masse in booths emblazoned with ...More
    July 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • PRODUCT NEWS
    TOSHIBA EXPANDS STRATA CIX LINE From top left to right: Strata CIX200, Strata CIX670 Rackmount Model, Strata CIX670, Strata CIX100. Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.'s Digital Solutions Division has expanded its Strata CIX line of IP business communications systems ...More
    July 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Wireless Broadband in Gas Lines, Natural or Needless?
    Imagine watching TV and checking out the Major League Baseball scores on the Web over the same lines responsible for keeping you warm in the winter. A California startup says it has developed a technology that could deliver HDTV and other advanced broadband services over ...More
    July 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • FROM COST CENTER TO PROFIT CENTER
    As carriers continue to differentiate on customer service while feeling pressured to reduce opex, driving efficiency wherever possible in the call centers has become a critical issue - as has driving new revenue through this unique channel. New technologies are tackling the ...More
    July 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • reseller channel: News Briefs
    U.S. Wireless Online Inc., a fixed wireless broadband network operator, has made a three-year wholesale marketing agreement with CLEC Lightyear Network Solutions LLC. Lightyear will exclusively promote and sell U.S. Wireless Online's broadband service to its business ...More
    July 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Sage Names New President, COO
    Terry W. Lewis has been named president and COO of Sage Telecom Inc. Lewis has more than 23 years of experience in the communications industry, most recently as group senior vice president-international operations for Verizon Communications. Lewis also served as president ...More
    June 30, 2005 Posted in News
  • Broad Air Selects AT&T Networking Infrastructure
    Broad Air Communications Inc., a provider of high-speed Internet access for residential and business customers, has selected AT&T Corp. to provide portions of the networking infrastructure for its wireless Internet service. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Using ...More
    June 30, 2005 Posted in News
  • OnFiber Targets Underserved Central Offices
    OnFiber Communications says it is offering service to underserved central offices (COs). The company will combine the resources of multiple carriers to give carrier customers an alternative to purchasing directly from the ILEC.“We wanted to help competitive carriers deal ...More
    June 30, 2005 Posted in News