• TCS: VoIP Verify Meets FCC’s E911 Mandate
    TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), which provides wireless data technologies to carriers, enterprise and government customers, today introduced its TCS VoIP Verify service. It gives VoIP subscribers – through their operators – the ability to dial a predefined number, such as ...More
    June 27, 2005 Posted in News
  • Microsoft Creates New Program for Service Providers
    Microsoft Corp. today announced the Communications Sector Alliance Program (CSAP) so service providers can develop new technologies for customers by working with Microsoft teams. The program is offered through the Microsoft Partner Solutions Center (MPSC). Bell Canada and ...More
    June 27, 2005 Posted in News
  • IPDR.org Says Milestone Reached in Cable Telephony
    Marking what the organization called a milestone in the delivery of cable telephone service, the Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization (IPDR.org) has announced successful IPDR Compliant status by three member companies: Amdocs, ARRIS and BigBand Networks. The ...More
    June 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Broadband Group Elects Board
    The Broadband Services Forum, an international group working to promote IP television, gaming and other advanced capabilities over broadband networks, has named its nine board of directors members following an election. Derek Kuhn, an Alcatel Inc. executive, has been ...More
    June 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • PAETEC Targeting Financial Industry
    PAETEC Communications Inc. announced this week teaming up with Mitel, a Canada-based telecom equipment supplier, to sell IP phone systems to equity firms, hedge funds and other members of the financial industry requiring trading capabilities. In addition to cutting costs ...More
    June 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • 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