• Caucus Calls on Lawmakers to Protect Rural Interests in Telecom Reform
    In support of small phone companies and consumers in rural America, more than 60 members of the House of Representatives signed a letter outlining principles Congress should adopt when reforming telecommunications law. The principles endorsed by the Congressional Rural ...More
    June 28, 2005 Posted in News
  • New MVNO Offers Push-to-Talk
    Soon-to-be-launched mobile virtual operator (MVNO) Amp'd Mobile will use Kodiak Networks’ Real-Time Exchange (RTX) System to deliver push-to-talk (PTT) services with quality of service. Targeting the youth market ages 18 to 25 with an array of entertainment services, Amp'd ...More
    June 28, 2005 Posted in News
  • Supreme Court Ruling Victory for Cable Industry, Phone Giants
    In a victory Monday for the cable TV industry and four regional phone companies seeking deregulation of their DSL networks, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an FCC ruling that frees cable operators from requirements to open their broadband lines to other Internet service ...More
    June 27, 2005 Posted in News
  • Broadvox Announces Partnerships with Four Providers
    Clear Reach Networks, a wired and wireless service provider for the northern and central Colorado area, including Denver, is launching business VoIP services using the Broadvox LLC hosted-PBX platform. Clear Reach was one of four new customer announced today by Broadvox, ...More
    June 27, 2005 Posted in News
  • 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