• Telefonica Chooses iBasis
    iBasis Inc., a wholesale provider that distributes international long-distance, VoIP and prepaid calling cards, says Telefonica Deutschland GmbH, an independent IP carrier in Germany, is its newest customer. Telefonica is interconnecting with iBasis so it can deliver VoIP ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • PNG Releases uSecure for Internet Customers
    PowerNet Global Communications has launched its uSecure Internet Security Suite, an all-in one Internet protection package for homes and small offices. The service is powered by Bsecure and sold through PowerNet Global’s affinity groups and independent agents. The uSecure ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • StarVox Buys NGT’s International Wholesale Termination Business
    New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT), a managed wholesale VoIP provider, said today it has finalized the sale of its international wholesale termination business unit to StarVox Communications Inc. StarVox is a facilities-based ASP offering wholesale and retail VoIP services. NGT ...More
    August 23, 2005 Posted in News
  • Oblio Set to Debut MVNO
    Another MVNO is entering the market, relying on the network of a Tier 1 operator to launch its pay-as-you-go wireless service that will target immigrants from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.Oblio Telecom Inc. is calling its MVNO, which is set for introduction next ...More
    August 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • Harden Moves from Volo to VoX
    Ron Harden, former vice president of sales and marketing for Volo Communications, as well as former chairman for CompTel/ASCENT, has joined VoIP provider VoX Communications as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Volo recently was acquired by VoIP Inc. “Ron has ...More
    August 22, 2005 Posted in News
  • CoStreet Appoints Director of Carrier Sales
    CoStreet Communications, a Louisiana-based network integrator, has hired Linda Michaels as director of carrier sales. Michaels most recently served as managing director of sales for Universal Access in Chicago. She has worked in telecom for more than 16 years; before ...More
    August 19, 2005 Posted in News
  • Digital Realty Trust Signs 18 Contracts
    Meet-me-room operator Digital Realty Trust Inc. says it has signed 18 contracts with new and expanding customers. The company says a number of providers are using facilities in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Santa Clara and San Francisco. According to ...More
    August 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • CloseCall Signs BellSouth Commercial Agreement
    CloseCall America, a subsidiary of MobilePro Corp., said this week it has reached a commercial agreement with BellSouth Corp. The contract runs through Dec. 31, 2007 and covers all nine BellSouth states. CloseCall America plans to immediately upsell local service and DSL to ...More
    August 18, 2005 Posted in News
  • Nuvio Asks Court to Void FCC 911 Order
    Nuvio Corp., a provider of wholesale hosted PBX services, has filed an “appeal” with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia of the FCC’s recent order requiring VoIP service providers to implement E911 services by the end of November. The company also has ...More
    August 17, 2005 Posted in News
  • XO, NEXL to Sell Each Other’s Services
    XO Communications Inc. and NEXL Network Systems are working together to offer businesses managed hosting solutions. The multiyear agreement calls for XO and NEXL to co-market and sell each other’s services through XO’s direct and indirect sales channels, and NEXL’s direct ...More
    August 17, 2005 Posted in News