• Brand-New: Sprint, Nextel Reveal Details
    Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. today announced that, upon the completion of their merger, expected in the third quarter, the combined company will be known as Sprint, with the Nextel name continuing as a key product brand. The decision affects the corporation’s ...More
    June 23, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • WilTel Extends Voice Services to Enterprises
    WilTel Communications, the national telecommunications carrier, said Tuesday it would offer domestic and international voice services to enterprise customers. The voice services include business-centric features and offer standard phone service and VoIP access options for ...More
    June 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • Pac-West Telecomm Announces Expansion into Utah
    Pac-West Telecomm Inc. today announced it has expanded its SuperPOP network into Utah to address demand from its service provider customers looking to partner with Pac-West in additional states outside of the company’s current five-state Western U.S. footprint. In addition ...More
    June 20, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Fonality Debuts With Low-Cost IP PBX
    Fonality today came out of stealth mode with the launch of its PBXtra IP PBX for small businesses. “This is our coming out,” says Fonality founder and CEO Chris Lyman. He says the company has been selling PBXtra since October 2004 and now serves nearly 10,000 lines in 30 ...More
    June 20, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • PNG Brings Bundles to Wisconsin Residents
    PowerNet Global Communications today introduced local and long-distance phone service bundles for residential customers in Wisconsin. The company also enabled custom-calling feature options for its bundled services in New York. Sold through the provider’s agents and ...More
    June 17, 2005 Posted in News
  • USTA Gets New Name, Offices, Web Site
    The US Telecom Association is giving itself a makeover. The organization, which formerly called itself the United States Telecom Association, on Monday is moving into new offices and unveiling a new logo and Web address. Executives say they want to “better reflect the ...More
    June 17, 2005 Posted in News
  • VoiceLog Offers Internet-Transaction Verification
    Third-party verification company VoiceLog LLC today announced the availability of NetTPV, its newest service for verifying Internet-based business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions. NetTPV allows companies to prove that a consumer agreed to almost any kind ...More
    June 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • SBC to Keep Using Wholesaler WilTel
    WilTel Communications and SBC Communications Inc. said today they have extended their relationship by signing a new master services deal good through 2009. WilTel, the Oklahoma-based wholesale carrier, earlier this year feared it could lose business with its biggest ...More
    June 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Pronto, BelAir Partner
    Pronto Networks, an OSS provider for Wi-Fi networks, and BelAir Networks at WiFi/VoWiFi Planet announced a partnership that helps providers launch large-scale wireless networks. The companies’ first joint deployment covers the downtown/Alamo Plaza area of San Antonio, ...More
    June 16, 2005 Posted in News
  • Yipes Extends Agreement with Switch and Data
    Switch and Data says Yipes Enterprise Services Inc., which provides managed Ethernet services to enterprises, has signed an agreement to extend its relationship with the company. Yipes’ Gigabit Ethernet services let users run CRP, ERM, storage backup, disaster recovery and ...More
    June 16, 2005 Posted in News