• NEWS BRIEFS
    Comsat International plans to launch VoIP service in Latin America through a reseller agreement with Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. Primus, of McLean, Va., says it provides network access for its resellers, and offers a webenabled tool to self-provision customers, set ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • We'll Leave the Connection on For You
    New Edge is going after the market with humorous ads in a postcard format. Front shown here. Hotels, conference centers, resorts and even some budget accommodation chains are turning to advanced communications services to separate them from a dense field of competitors and ...More
    May 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Expert Eye For The Channel Guy
    Market Race'sMichael Fair PAETEC'sArunas Chesonis PAETEC'sGary Eisenberger Deloitte Consulting'sElizabeth Faber AlignedGrowth Partners'Hedley Lawson Jr. At the Spring 2004 Channel Partners Conference and Expo, PAETEC Communications Inc. CEO Arunas Chesonis led a ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Rewriting the Telecom Act
    Washington is buzzing that beginning next year Congress may attempt to write a comprehensive telecommunications act. The explosion of Internet-based phone service, some insiders say, has prompted the congressional discourse as regulators, academics and other observers hold ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • NEWS BRIEFS
    MCIs board of directors has elected former U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, who has been an MCI board member since July 2002, as non-executive chairman of the board, effective upon MCI's emergence from Chapter 11 protection. Michael Capellas, who has been ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Backhaul to the Future
    Cellular service is booming; subscriber numbers grew nearly 10 percent from 2002 to 2003, according to trade group Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. Mobile operators are working to keep up with the escalating demands on their networks from a capacity, ...More
    May 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Satellite:
    Satellite resale might be the final piece in the jigsaw puzzle of broadband technology. Adding satellite to their portfolios allows resellers to put together a total network for businesses — especially chain restaurants, hotels, motels and gas stations — with remote ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Point/CounterPoint
    The first general session of the 2004 Channel Partners Conference & Expo promises to be a lively time, bringing vendors and partners together on one stage to discuss compensation, support, ROI, evergreen clauses, channel conflict and other hot topics. Ernie Kelly, ...More
    April 21, 2004 Posted in News
  • Threshold Communications Offers Agent Bonus
    Threshold Communications Inc. (Booth 614) is offering a special bonus for any new agent who joins the Threshold Communications team during the Channel Partners Show & Expo. "After becoming an agent they will each receive a bonus equal to one full months profit on ...More
    April 21, 2004 Posted in News
  • Billing Concepts Adds Snet DG Data Gateway Service To BC BETI
    SNET DG (Booths 319-321) and Billing Concepts Inc. (Booth 411) today announced an agreement to add SNET DG's Data Gateway as an enhancement to BCI's BC BETI service, an information hub used by telecom providers to verify line information for billing purposes. The deal ...More
    April 21, 2004 Posted in News