• USA.NET Ranked Top Player in Hosted E-mail Market
    USA.NET Inc. has announced that analyst firm, The Radicati Group Inc., ranked it as a “Top Player” in the Hosted Business Email–Market Quadrant 2008 report. USA.NET was recognized for leading the market in terms of market share and for its suite of hosted ...More
    January 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Troubled Nortel Leads Unified Messaging Market Share
    It turns out there is a bright spot for troubled Nortel Networks, notably in the unified communications space. Nortel led in unified messaging license market share in the first half of 2008. Even better, sales for messaging platforms in general will end up ahead for the ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Wesbell Resellers Offer SimpleSignal SIP Trunking
    SimpleSignal, a service provider of hosted telephone systems for businesses, and Wesbell Technologies, the sole North American distributor of the AastraLink Response Point solution, announced they have entered into a distribution agreement to market SimpleSignal's SIP ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Glowpoint Touts ‘Significantly Improved’ Finances
    IP-based video provider Glowpoint Inc. (GLOW.OB) said Monday it has completed its second debt-for-equity exchange since November. Glowpoint now boasts “a significantly improved balance sheet and simplified capital structure,” said company CEO Michael ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Lightyear Adds National Wireless Sales Manager
    Lightyear Network Solutions has added Jeff Kaufman as national wireless sales manager to grow wireless sales primarily through the agent channel. The company launched Lightyear Wireless last fall and says the solution has been well-received and continues to grow in ...More
    January 5, 2009 By Cara Sievers Posted in News
  • FCC’s Tate Draws Jeers for ‘Vomit-Inducing’ Signoff
    Sometimes it takes an outsider to tell the truth we all want to tell. Consider this most excellent observation from UK-based TelecomTV: “It's a New Year and over in the US it’s a New Start. And, as a new president waits in the wings, political appointees from ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Spectrum Brings Aboard VP of Operations
    Late in 2008, Spectrum Inc. announced it had hired Jeffrey M. Tell as vice president of operations. Trent McCracken, president of Spectrum, said the company was interested in Tell’s strong mergers and acquisitions background given Spectrum’s “forecasted ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Enters Wireless Playoffs With New Mobile OS
    Palm Inc. is a little like Peyton Manning at the end of this weekend’s playoff game: a little wild-eyed. A little desperate, but holding it together like an MVP should and managing to carry it to overtime.On Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Palm ...More
    January 5, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Bearish Bernstein Downgrade Slams AT&T, Verizon Shares
    AT&T Inc. (T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) aren’t off to a happy new year.Both carriers’ stocks fell like drunken partygoers when Bernstein Research downgraded their ratings and price targets. Analyst Craig Moffett cut his ratings on ...More
    January 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple’s Steve Jobs 'Not Dying' After All
    Steve Jobs, the guru-like CEO of Apple Inc., is not dying after all, and will remain head of the ship at the iconic computing company. But he still has no plans to attend Macworld.Jobs, it turns out, is suffering from a hormonal imbalance that depletes proteins in the body, ...More
    January 5, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News