• MetTel Signs Wholesale Agreement with SBC
    New York-based Metropolitan Telecommunications (MetTel) today signed an agreement with SBC Communications Inc. to replace its previous UNE-P deal. The long-term commercial contract calls for SBC’s incumbent local exchange carriers to provide wholesale local phone services ...More
    September 13, 2005 Posted in News
  • SunRocket Chooses XO for VoIP Call Termination
    XO Communications Inc. has added ISP SunRocket to its roster of customers buying its wholesale VoIP termination services. XO said today SunRocket is using XO VoIP Termination to support its Internet home phone service. XO VoIP Termination enables providers to hand off voice ...More
    September 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Mobile Phone Users Seek Family, Friends through New Web Site
    A provider of wireless content today launched www.katrinanetwork.org to help provide mobile phone subscribers with information on loved ones affected by Hurricane Katrina. The site, created by Seattle-based GetLisa Information Services Inc., offers online information to ...More
    September 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • Level 3 Helps 8x8 Add Resellers to Channel
    Wholesale carrier Level 3 Communications Inc. and VoIP provider 8x8 Inc. are working together to expand 8x8’s residential and small business channel and partner programs. Because 8x8 is a member of Level 3’s Enabled Master Reseller program, the wholesaler is helping the ...More
    September 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoIP Inc.: New VoiceOne Network Complies with FCC 911 Rules
    Carrier’s carrier VoIP Inc. has brought together its relationships with other service providers and call centers to create a private network for 911 calls. The company, which recently acquired Volo Communications, says the new VoiceOne network meets the FCC’s mandate for ...More
    September 8, 2005 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • bcgi Becomes MVNO-Enabler
    As MVNOs continue to proliferate, back-office companies are shifting into the role of enablers, and Boston Communications Group Inc. (bcgi) is no exception. It has announced launch and management services for these brand- and content-based second-tier mobile companies. ...More
    September 7, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • BSG Arm Works with China Mobile Division
    Billing Services Group Clearing Solutions GmbH, the German division of Billing Services Group (BSG), and China Mobile’s subsidiary, Advanced Roaming Clearing House (ARCH), this week said they are working together to deliver telecommunications data clearing services. ARCH, a ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • First Avenue Appoints New Head
    First Avenue Networks, a provider offering wholesale services for other carriers, has named Mike Gallagher as its new president and CEO. Gallagher replaces Dean Johnson, who remains on the board of directors as vice chairman. Gallagher previously served as president of ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • Avaya, Equant Develop Managed IP Platform
    Avaya Inc. and Equant, a subsidiary of France Telecom specializing in communications infrastructure, have developed a managed IP telephony communications platform for multinational companies. The technology integrates Avaya applications with Equant’s VoIP VPN service; the ...More
    September 7, 2005 Posted in News
  • PAETEC Opens Newark Office
    PAETEC Communications Inc. has opened a new facility in Newark, N.J. The provider already has offices New York City and Clark, N.J. The Newark office houses PAETEC’s newest sales office and switch. This is the company’s third switch in the New York metropolitan area. “The ...More
    September 6, 2005 Posted in News