• BellSouth Provisions Directory Assistance for Canada, Puerto Rico
    BellSouth Corp. said today it now offers U.S. carrier customers international wholesale directory assistance for Canada and Puerto Rico. The offering lets carriers provide services including national directory assistance, enhanced directory assistance and international ...More
    May 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Trinsic Adds Two Customers
    Trinsic Inc., which used to be UNE-P wholesaler ZTel, says it has added two major clients in New York City to its roster of IP voice and data services users. Trinsic started providing IP services for businesses earlier this year. The provider says it has signed a ...More
    May 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Band-X Uses NexTone iVMS
    Managed voice services provider Band-X has installed NexTone Communications’ iView Management System (iVMS) so it can better manage its carrier-to-carrier VoIP interconnects. Band-X, based in the United Kingdom, says the iVMS also is making it possible for the provider to ...More
    May 20, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP Providers Slam FCC E911 Decision
    VoIP service providers and industry members attacked the FCC's May 19 order requiring VoIP operators to provide E911, saying the ruling sets up requirements that are impossible for the industry to meet within the timeframe set by the agency. Compliance with the rules must ...More
    May 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP 911 Bill Sets Stage for FCC Action
    A bill introduced today in the Congress of the United States sets the stage and provides necessary legal support for the regulatory actions that the FCC is expected to take at its regular meeting tomorrow, May 19, in Washington, D.C. The bill, the IP-Enabled Voice ...More
    May 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • PNG Brings Services to Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio
    Service provider PowerNet Global Communications said today it has introduced local and long-distance phone service bundles for residential customers in Georgia, New Jersey and Ohio. The company is marketing the services through its channel partners. Today’s news follows ...More
    May 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • Cbeyond Planning IPO
    Cbeyond Communications, a private company delivering communications services to small businesses, has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $172.5 million in an initial public offering. Founded in 1999, Atlanta-based ...More
    May 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • i2Telecom Reports Losses
    i2Telecom International Inc., maker of the VoiceStick, has released its first quarter earnings results. Net loss for the first quarter of 2005 totaled $2 million, or .06 per share, compared to a net loss of $1.5 million, or .24 per share, a year earlier. i2Telecom ...More
    May 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • ServerBeach Launches VAR Program
    ServerBeach Ltd., a Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc. company and provider of self-managed hosting, is offering discounts up to 50 percent through its new, four-tier ServerBeach Reseller Program. The discounts apply to the company’s dedicated servers; ServerBeach also is ...More
    May 17, 2005 Posted in News
  • Media Reports: MCI Shareholders Withhold Votes
    MCI Inc. shareholders on Monday reelected nine board members, including CEO Michael Capellas at the company’s annual meeting, but some shareholders expressed their disapproval of a takeover bid by Verizon Communications Inc. by withholding their votes, according to national ...More
    May 16, 2005 Posted in News