• Premiere Global Relies on Convedia Media Servers
    Conferencing provider Premiere Global Services Inc. is using Convedia Corp.’s media servers as part of its VoIP conferencing and collaboration platform. Convedia's CMS-6000 and CMS-1000 Media Servers will power a number of Premiere Global's offerings, including its ...More
    May 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • Qwest Backs Out of Fight for MCI
    After months of back-and-forth offers to try and buy MCI Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc. has pulled out of the fight for the ailing carrier, which stands to be acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. Qwest Chairman and CEO Richard Notebaert at a shareholders ...More
    May 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • AccessLine Introduces VoIP Volume Service for Carriers, Others
    AccessLine Communications, a provider of hosted and managed voice services, said today it has expanded its VoIP portfolio with its new VoIP Volume Service for business, available on a wholesale basis. The company says carriers are its primary target, but the product also ...More
    May 24, 2005 Posted in News
  • 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