• Exstream Introduces New Product Versions
    Exstream Software introduced three new products at the Billing & OSS World Show in Philadelphia. First up is the fifth version of Dialogue, an enterprise infrastructure for building and deploying a company’s personalized batch, real-time, and Web document applications. ...More
    May 4, 2005 Posted in News
  • Consumers Want Deals, not Just Bundles, says CSG Survey
    A survey of consumer interest in downloading content from broadband services has revealed that consumers will buy bundles of services only when those bundles offer them a discount on individual services and give them an opportunity to personalize their purchases. CSG ...More
    May 4, 2005 Posted in News
  • Qwest Posts Profit on Wireless Sale
    Qwest Communications International Inc. on Tuesday reported a profit after realizing a gain on the sale of wireless assets. The company reported earnings of $57 million, or net income per diluted share of 3 cents, compared to a loss of $310 million in the quarter a year ...More
    May 3, 2005 Posted in News
  • 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 Inc., a technology-agnostic network provider ...More
    May 3, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • i2Telecom Appoints Fultz as President, COO
    VoIP products and services provider i2Telecom International Inc. said today it has appointed James R. Fultz as president and COO of the company. He also has joined the company's board of directors. Fultz, 45, served as president and CEO of a number of silicon valley ...More
    May 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • Qwest Drops out of Hunt for MCI
    Qwest Communications International Inc. on Monday said it was dropping out of the bidding war with Verizon Communications Inc. to acquire MCI Inc. after MCI declared a lower bid by Verizon to be superior. “It is no longer in the best interests of shareowners, customers and ...More
    May 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • Verizon Back in Lead Position for MCI
    Verizon Communications Inc. on Monday said MCI Inc.’s board of directors is unanimously recommending approval of an amended agreement for Verizon to acquire MCI. Verizon has raised its offer for the No. 2 long-distance carrier to at least $8.5 billion in cash and stock, ...More
    May 2, 2005 Posted in News
  • Big Wheels Keep on Turning
    Posted: 05/2005 Big Wheels Keep on Turning My brother-in-law asked me if there was anything new going on in the telecom market these days. I was attending his son's third birthday party, so I realized he was just making conversation, but I couldn't resist the retort: ...More
    May 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Mergers May Leave Agents Spinning Wheels
    Giant telecom mergers threaten to radically narrow the field of national phone companies that outside sales agencies could represent at a time of heightened disparity between strong and weak carriers.Some sales reps say the megamergers would result in fewer independent ...More
    May 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Product News
    VOCALTEC EXPANDS VOIP PLATFORM LINE VocalTec Communications Ltd., a telecom equipment provider, has expanded its Essentra BAX Broadband VoIP Access Platform line to include a variety of access interfaces, required for Class 5 migration to next-generation networks. Click to ...More
    May 1, 2005 Posted in Articles