• News Briefs
    Qwest Communications International Inc. and AT&T Corp. have signed a commercial wholesale pricing and services agreement. The deal calls for Qwest - through its Platform Plus program - to provide wholesale pricing continuity for AT&T, which has been negatively ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Goodbye Powell, Hello Martin
    The man who challenged outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell in a controversial vote over wholesale phone rules in 2003 is taking his place.President Bush announced his plans two weeks ago to designate FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin as the agency's chief.Powell, who has ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • ATLANTIC-ACM Delivers Wholesale Carrier Awards
    ATLANTIC-ACM announced the 2005 U.S. Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards and introduced its Seals of Excellence today at the CompTel/ASCENT trade show. The awards were presented by ATLANTIC-ACM CEO Dr. Judy Reed Smith and Vice President Taher Bouzayen.The Wholesale Carrier ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    CIMCO Communications Inc. has added another service to its SecureBiz line. The new Remote Vulnerability Assessment, available through authorized agents, shows companies the security exposure of their computer networks. The SecureBiz Remote Vulnerability Assessment probes a ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • FiberTower Debuts Last-Mile Alternative for Mobile Operators
    Just as Diana was said to have sprung fully formed from the head of Zeus, so it seems FiberTower has made its debut at the CTIA conference in New Orleans this spring. The company is live in eight markets with a facilities-based last-mile alternative network built expressly ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Product News
    OPENET UPGRADES FUSIONWORKS OSS provider Openet Telecom Inc. has released FusionWorks Mediation Version 4.1 so carriers can manage distributed operations and reduce new services' time to market. The upgraded version includes a featured named Multiple Workspaces, the Fast ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Feed Me!
    Stay in touch with your own personal nutrition coach at all times with MyFoodPhone, the first camera-phone Web-based system that includes personalized dietary advice from Registered Dietitians. Now available in New York, MyFoodPhone is simple to use. "You take pictures of ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Clecs Unlock PSTN Gateway for VoIP Resellers
    IP telephony technology has ushered in an era where almost any company with a sales and marketing department and a server can become a "phone company," and many have. VARs, agents and switchless resellers (former UNE-P players included) are among those taking advantage of ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Outsourcers IP-Enable DA
    As more consumers migrate to their services, VoIP providers are beginning to face pressure to emulate the consumer experience offered by TDM voice providers. E911 is the hot button in this regard, but it is not the only one. Operator services like directory assistance (DA) ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Why Play the Price Game?
    In today's marketplace, developing and maintaining an objective advantage over the competition can seem next to impossible. Why? Because from a customer's perspective, similar product and service offerings are basically the same.Unless you have a distinct advantage, you ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles