• PNG Launches Service Bundles in Texas
    Service provider PowerNet Global Communications yesterday introduced local and long-distance phone service bundles for residential customers in Texas. The services are sold through the company’s channel partners. The packages start at $16.33 for unlimited local calls and 30 ...More
    April 26, 2005 Posted in News
  • Covad Starts ISG Program for Partners
    Covad Communications Group Inc. has launched the Covad Installation Services Group (ISG) with service available in 117 major markets. Covad designed the program to support partners needing telecom installation, repair and maintenance. The services include broadband access, ...More
    April 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • NetWorld+Interop Renames Trade Show
    In just the latest renaming and reshuffling in the communications trade show arena, NetWorld+Interop – which is approaching its twentieth anniversary – is changing its names to simply Interop. The producers of Interop, MediaLive International Inc., say they changed the ...More
    April 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • MCI Declares Qwest Bid Superior
    MCI Inc. on Saturday declared a bid by Qwest Communications International Inc. superior to an offer by Verizon Communications Inc. in the ongoing battle for the No. 2 long-distance carrier. Verizon, the biggest phone company in the United States, has until Friday to respond ...More
    April 25, 2005 Posted in News
  • Qwest Lifts Bid for MCI
    Qwest Communications International Inc. on Thursday raised its bid to acquire MCI Inc. and gave the company previously known as WorldCom until Saturday to declare its offer superior over a rival offer from Verizon Communications Inc. The bid valued at $9.7 billion in cash ...More
    April 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • i2Telecom Named Musicland Preferred Vendor
    Musicland Group Inc., which operates under the retail names Sam Goody, Media Play and Suncoast Motion Picture Company, has chosen i2Telecom International Inc., maker of the VoiceStick, as a preferred vendor. i2Telecom initially will launch its VoiceStick and other Internet ...More
    April 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • Intel Partners Sell New Edge Services
    Partners in Intel Corp.’s Channel Connect and Collect (IC3) Broadband Program now can sell all of New Edge Networks’ broadband networking services. “Business-class broadband networking will help Intel dealers offer their customers new ideas for increasing revenue, cutting ...More
    April 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • Telenor Distributes New Satellite Capabilities for Inmarsat
    Inmarsat, which operates a satellite network and distributes much of its products and airtime through resellers, is launching a new version of one of its services through top partner Telenor Satellite Services, a subsidiary of Telenor ASA of Norway. Telenor will become a ...More
    April 21, 2005 Posted in News
  • XO Launches First VoIP Package
    XO Communications Inc., a CLEC that specializes in business services, has launched a new service for small businesses that is its first VoIP package for customers, as well as its first hosted-voice product. Called XOptions Flex, the new package provides a suite of PBX ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Verizon Promotes Exec to Federal Regulatory Team
    Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday named David Young, an executive who has overseen Internet and technology policy, as vice president of federal regulatory affairs. He will be responsible for the development and analysis of intercarrier compensation and interconnection ...More
    April 19, 2005 Posted in News