• Pioneer Promotes Turnkey Package
    Pioneer Telephone (Booth 207), a show sponsor, says itwill keep seeking new wholesale customers for its Pioneer Express, which the company released a year ago at the Spring 2004 Channel Partners show. Through agents, the company’s Pioneer Express provides network, ...More
    March 15, 2005 Posted in News
  • WSJ: Qwest to Augment MCI Offer
    Qwest Communications International Inc. is expected to raise its $8 billion offer for MCI Inc. this week in the ongoing bidding war between Qwest and Verizon Communications Inc. for the former WorldCom, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. The Journal did not say by ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Pac-West Closes Sale of Business Accounts to TelePacific
    Pac-West Telecomm Inc. has sold its base of enterprise accounts to TelePacific Communications. TelePacific completed the acquisition of about 2,500 small and medium enterprise accounts in California and Nevada for approximately $27 million. TelePacific said the acquisition ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Volo Introduces AccessNOW for IP, TDM Carriers
    Wholesale provider Volo Communications today unveiled its answer to the IP-TDM connection dilemma, making available its AccessNOW network services. Using the company’s MPLS VoiceOne network, the services let IP and TDM facilities-based carriers provision communications ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • FCC Chairman to Join Aspen Institute
    Outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell will join the Aspen Institute as a senior fellow for three months, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group announced Friday. Powell, who is leaving the FCC after having served on the commission since 1997, will advise the Aspen ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • WTG Launches Quote System
    Master agency World Telecom Group (WTG) (Booth 220) has launched an online support system for its agents, providing an efficient way to support business management and growth. “WTG has worked closely through our development process with Salestream to incorporate our agents’ ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Wholesale Carrier Services Taps Info Directions
    Billing vendor Info Directions (Booth 512), a show sponsor, has announced that Wholesale Carrier Services Inc. (Booth 226) has implemented its CostGuard.Net software to manage OSS/BSS functions for its wholesale communications business. Wholesale Carrier Services, of Boca ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoiceLog Opens First Live Agent Center
    VoiceLog LLC (Booth 508) announced the opening of its first traditional live agent call center. The new center — located just outside of Denver in Broomfield, Colo. — is staffed with 25 agents and can be expanded easily based on client needs. The new call center is in ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Voicecom Touts Wholesale Internet Voice Mail
    Voicecom Telecommunications LLC (Booth 107) announced the availability of a new product, Internet Voicemail, to its suite of voice mail offerings available for resellers in its wholesale channel. Voicecom Internet Voicemail allows users to capture phone and fax messages and ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News
  • Venicom Supplies Agents with ‘Free’ BlackBerries
    Master agency and Channel Partners sponsor Venicom Inc., a top T-Mobile partner and show sponsor, has a deal it is sure Channel Partners event attendees won’t be able to refuse: Stop by its kiosk at the registration desk or register online for a free BlackBerry 7100T. The ...More
    March 14, 2005 Posted in News