• Jury Declares Ebbers Guilty
    A federal jury today found Bernard Ebbers, WorldCom Inc.’s former chief executive, guilty of fraud, conspiracy and filing false documents with regulators. Reuters reported he faces up to 85 years in prison; sentencing is scheduled for June 13. The 63-year-old Ebbers plans ...More
    March 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • Sprint Names VP of Indirect Sales
    Randy Bryson recently took on the position of vice president of Indirect Sales at Sprint (Booth 101). In the new role, Bryson drives sales for all of Sprint Business Solutions (SBS) through Sprint’s base of more than 400 wireless/wireline selling partners, and oversees ...More
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  • STS Telecom Boosts EVOlution
    STS Telecom (Booths 519-521) this week officially launches its new IP Centrex service, called EVOlution, to the agent channel. The service gives STS Telecom and its channel partners, which can no longer rely on UNE-P as a result of recent FCC rulings, a new avenue with ...More
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  • RPM Software Announces New Order-Reconciliation Feature
    You’ve done the work. You’ve placed the order. You’ve overseen the provisioning. Now all you have to do is wait to get paid. Butsometimes, all you do is wait. It’s a time-consuming problem to sift through carrier commission reports looking to match up fragmented line items ...More
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  • Premiere Global Unveils Channel Advantage Portal
    Premiere Global Services (Booths 503-505), provider of automated data management and delivery, has launched its personalized Web portal, Channel Advantage. Channel Advantage offers resources, applications and content, marketing tools and strategies. It also centralizes all ...More
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  • McGraw Plans First-Ever President’s Club Incentive Trip
    McGraw Communications (Booth 325), a CLEC with an agent program and a show sponsor, is planning its first-ever President’s Club incentive program trip. The company wants to recognize its top producers of 2005 by rewarding them with an excursion to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in ...More
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  • American Telesis Announces Managed Services
    American Telesis Inc. (Booth 334), a show sponsor, has launched a managed services package for its dedicated Internet product, available via the company’s agent and reseller channels. “This is an exciting time,” says Monica Bauer, vice president of operations at American ...More
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  • Ygnition Access Available in Florida
    Ygnition Networks Inc. (Booth 607) is rolling out T1 Internet Direct Access in Florida to ISPs, resellers and enterprises. Florida is the eighth state where the company is offering IP service. Others include: Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Utah and ...More
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  • XO Communications Launches XOIP Service Offerings
    XO Communications Inc. (Booths 212-214) has launched XOptions Flex, its bundled VoIP service for business customers. The product will be sold through channel partners. XO said its XOptions Flex would be available in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., in early March, and ...More
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  • ZONE Launches VoIP Services
    ZONE Telecom Inc. (Booth 627) announced it will roll out VoIP products to its partners as early as this summer. The new line includes the ZONE Broadband Phone, for residential and consumer customers, and the ZONE Broadband Phone — Business, for business customers. Product ...More
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