• TBI Partners With Spectrum for TEM
    Master agency Spectrum Inc. announced a new partnership with master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) to offer Spectrum’s telecom expense management (TEM) solution, TrueVue. This agreement allows TBI to provide its agents with a tool to improve information access, ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • TalkSwitch Debuts Cordless DECT Phone
    TalkSwitch has debuted the TS-850i high-performance cordless DECT phone. The TS-850i uses SIP for standards-based VoIP connectivity and also works with a landline, and can be located anywhere in a home or office without a nearby phone jack.The TS-850i’s range is up to ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • ESI Names CCC Technologies Platinum Reseller
    Estech Systems Inc. (ESI), a provider of digital and IP business communications systems, has designated CCC Technologies Inc., headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Ill., as a Platinum Level Quality Reseller.This is the highest recognition an ESI reseller can receive under ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pangaea Hires VP, Channel Head
    Pangaea Networks, a provider of metro Ethernet transport services in the New York Metro market, announced that Kevin Black has been appointed to lead the company’s business development unit. In his role as vice president of business development, Black will focus on ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • SoundBite Launches Partner Program
    SoundBite Communications Inc. (SDBT) has unveiled a Business Partner Program enabling resellers, solution providers, OEMs and international distributors to provide their clients with SoundBite's communications solutions.The program will make SoundBite's Intelligent ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Copps Out to Restore FCC Morale, Public Image
    Much as Barack Obama has been doing with George W. Bush policies, FCC Acting Chairman Michael Copps is reversing his predecessor’s rules that obstructed transparency and communication internally and externally. Former Chairman Kevin Martin came under fire for imposing ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ POLL: Are Carrier Attitudes/Policies Toward Agents Changing Due to the Recession?
    Are carrier attitudes and policies toward agents changing due to the recession? ( surveys) ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Rivermine Secures $5 Million in Funding
    TEM provider Rivermine announced it has received $5 million in funding led by SoftBank Capital, with participation from existing investors Valhalla Partners, Longworth Venture Partners and Columbia Capital. The funding round comes on the heels of a record 110 percent ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Profits Up, But Growth Is Slowing
    Everybody’s ga-ga over Verizon Communications Inc.’s (VZ) fourth-quarter 2008 earnings thanks to the service provider’s wireless division. But there are indications growth is slowing – Verizon added a mere 1.4 million new users, compared to 2.1 ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Senate Approves Digital TV Delay to June
    The U.S. Senate late Monday afternoon approved a bill to delay the looming digital TV transition.The vote was unanimous and there was no debate. Democrats have been working to move the transition date from Feb. 17 to June 12 because they fear too few consumers know about ...More
    January 26, 2009 Posted in News