• MVNOs Woo International Callers
    Primus Wireless is among a growing number of mobile virtual network operators seeking to court Americans with roots outside of the United States.Formed in December, the company has introduced post-paid wireless service for Americans placing calls to India, Korea, Russia and ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • reseller channel: News Briefs
    NextWeb, a large fixed-wireless business ISP based in California, is launching VoIP services using the wholesale VoIP service of CommPartners, a provider of privately branded, VoIP services and IP-to-PSTN interconnection carrier services. NextWeb has an extensive pre-WiMAX ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • What's Worth Watching?
    If you don't pay careful attention, things can slip by you. This is especially true of pets, children and innovation. To test your attention span and take a break from telecom's tedious twins of regulation and consolidation, PHONE+'s editors have compiled a "what, when, ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Giving Blackberry a Black Eye?
    While Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) has been the heavyweight of the enterprise mobile data market with its Blackberry product, there's a new contender in town that may have the staying power to face RIM in the ring. JP Mobile Inc. is in the corner with SureWave Mobile ...More
    June 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • House Moves Ahead with Telecom Legislation
    The House of Representatives held four hearings through the first four months of the year on telecommunications developments and planned to introduce legislation as early as late May to reform a law that is nearly a decade old.In the hearings, Rep. Joe Barton, the Texas ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • PAC-MAN Gobbles Up MobileGame Competition
    Even though the 1980s went away, PAC-MAN never did. In fact, it was the bestselling mobile game of 2004 for several mobile network operators, reports the game's owner Namco Web & Mobile Content. Vodafone Group in the United Kingdom, as well as operators in other parts ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Prohibit Internet Taxation
    Congress has introduced legislation affecting a federal excise tax on phone bills dating back to the Spanish- American War in 1898. One bill introduced by the Senate would prohibit the 3 percent tax on phone service from being extended to Internet access while a piece of ...More
  • Light A Fire
    I recently called a company to make a purchase. A woman answered the phone and her voice was warm and friendly. I could hear the enthusiasm she had for her job when she asked how she could help me. I told her I wanted to order a product I had seen in a magazine. She ...More
    June 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Progress Takes to the Air
    With content and data services growing in popularity, wireless operators are feeling the heat to carry higher volumes of traffic with competitive quality of service. To aid the effort, Progress Telecom LLC has hatched PT Wireless, a technologyagnostic network provider aimed ...More
    June 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Avaya Gets "Smart"
    Posted: 06/2005 Avaya Gets "Smart" By Kelly M. Teal Avaya Inc. is expanding its leading market presence by getting into the software and Web services arenas, and partnering with more than 140 companies, including systems integrators, alliance partners, consultants, and ...More
    June 1, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles