• 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
  • UNE-P Customer Exchange Launched
    VoIP wholesaler Broadvox is creating an online exchange where telecommunications companies can evaluate UNE-P customer bases across the country to buy, sell or trade clients.The exchange will include an anonymous list of customer bases, and the potential buyer and seller ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Congress Weighs In on Megamergers
    Massachusetts Congressman Edward Markey blames federal regulators for the planned megamergers that will shrink the pool of big U.S. phone companies. The Democrat, a ranking member on the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, says the FCC 'closed the ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • New Products
    TELCO SYSTEMS INTRODUCES NEW ACCESS241 VOIP ATA Telco Systems introduced at VON the Access241, a new advanced VoIP Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) designed to integrate traditional telephone service and VoIP phone service over a single telephone and to facilitate home and ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • VoIP Security is Like an Onion ...
    The drivers behind the converged network are well understood: lower support and maintenance costs, business enablement through telephony-application integration and aging telephone systems requiring replacement, just to name a few. Most companies are focusing their ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Beyond Cheap Long-Distance
    Efficiency, feature-rich service offerings, increased revenue - for a carrier, VoIP's triple-pronged value proposition is the same no matter where in the world it's being used. But for calling-card dealers reselling cheap international termination on a prepaid basis, VoIP ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Rules of the Game
    Do you remember when tic-tac-toe ceased being fun? It was when you were about five years old and your opponent - an older sibling most likely - blocked your threein- a-row at every turn. For every two Xs you placed, an O would follow.That's a little like what's going on in ...More
    April 1, 2005 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Round Table
    ...ON VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.'S PLANS TO ACQUIRE MCI INC. "Given MCI's rapidly shrinking revenues, the transaction will slow Verizon's revenue growth over the foreseeable future." - Morgan Keegan in an equity research note "Moody's believes that [Verizon's] purchase of ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Pingtel’s Rich Opens Up about Open-Source
    Pingtel Corp. is an open-source VoIP software developer that just launched its VAR partner program. T@G asked President and CEO William Rich about the importance of vendor-agnostic software for VoIP, as well as the opportunities Pingtel has for VARs and other partners. T@G: ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • News Briefs
    Arbinet-thexchange Inc. has announced "mobile on thexchange," its new market for trading, routing and settling mobile capacity. Mobile on thexchange provides a single interconnection for direct routing among network operators for mobile-tomobile, mobile-to-fixed and ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles