• What Resellers May Not Know about 214 Authority
    Posted: 3/2004 What Resellers May Not Know about 214 Authority By Edward A. Maldonado, Esq. Many resellers are confused about the mandate and obligations of securing international service authority from the FCC under Section 214 of the Communications Act. Some believe it to ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Do You Know Where Your SMBs Are?
    Posted: 3/2004 Do You Know Where Your SMBs Are? Or who they are talking to? Qwest is offering small businesses unlimited long distance for $20 a month. I got the sales call seeking my home office usage. Compared to what I am paying now with MCI, its less than half and ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Round Table
    Posted: 3/2004 ON AT&TS PETITION WITH THE FCC ASKING FOR A DECLARATORY RULING THAT LONG-DISTANCE VOIP IS EXEMPT FROM ACCESS CHARGES The FCCs ruling on the AT&T petition must draw a bright line between traffic/applications where access charges and USF ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Diverse Appeal
    Posted: 3/2004 Diverse Appeal Telecoms Find Targeting Ethnic Markets Translates to Revenue By Tara Seals Suddenly it was everywhere  the AOL mascot was staring out at me from billboards across Phoenix, as part of a giant ID card with the tagline, Se Habla Espanol. I ...More
    March 1, 2004 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • partner channel: Do You Measure Up?
    Posted: 3/2004 Do You Measure Up?By Khali Henderson Is your sales team compensated above or below other partners sales organizations? Are your competitive differentiators unique? How does your level of profitability compare to their competition? Are they growing faster ...More
    March 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Phone Plus Prepaid: industry news
    Posted: 3/2004 industry news Study: Telecom Success Just Beginning for Prepaid New research from TowerGroup finds prepaid services are in the early stages of a long-term expansion that will affect consumer, business and government use of cash and check payments. TowerGroup ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • NEWS BRIEFS
    Posted: 3/2004 NEWS BRIEFS Global Crossing Ltd. and XO Communications Inc. announced theyve signed two five-year-agreements to provide each other network services. The first agreement requires XO to commit at least $50 million over five years to buy voice termination and ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Virtual Peering Speeds Connectivity
    Posted: 3/2004 Virtual Peering Speeds Connectivity By Khali Henderson A new service is emerging to allow carriers to peer even when they arent in the same physical location. First advanced last fall by Switch and Data, the so-called virtual peering concept speeds ...More
    March 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Qwest Launches Wholesale Agent Program
    Posted: 3/2004 Qwest Launches Wholesale Agent Program By Khali Henderson Qwest Communications International Inc. is launching an agent program for its voice and data wholesale services sales to other carriers and resellers. Deborah L. Petrie told PHONE+ the program was ...More
    March 1, 2004 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Triennial Review Goes to Appeals Court
    Posted: 3/2004 Triennial Review Goes to Appeals Court By Josh Long Local phone companies expressed a sigh of relief last year when the FCC voted to let states decide whether to preserve phone rules allowing AT&T Corp. and smaller telcos to lease the regional Bell ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles