• FCC Names Qualified 700MHz Spectrum Auction Bidders
    The FCC on Monday released the list of companies authorized to bid in the upcoming 700MHz spectrum auction. AT&T Inc., Google Inc. and Verizon Wireless are among the big names. MetroPCS Communications Inc. and Vulcan Spectrum Management Inc., an investment firm backed ...More
    January 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Perimeter eSecurity Acquires SECCAS
    Perimeter eSecurity said Tuesday that it has acquired Secure Electronic Communication Compliance Archival System (SECCAS), an outsourced provider of e-messaging compliance to public and financial services companies. This acquisition complements Perimeter eSecurity’s ...More
  • TDC, iBasis Announce International Voice Service Agreement
    iBasis, a KPN affiliate, and TDC of Denmark announced that the companies have reached an agreement that will make iBasis the exclusive provider of international voice services for TDC for a five-year period. iBasis will pay TDC approximately $10 million in cash, while the ...More
    January 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • New Edge to Prioritize Data Traffic Over DSL
    New Edge Networks said it has completed installation of network infrastructure that will accelerate introduction of a network service that allows businesses to tag and prioritize data applications traffic over high-speed digital subscriber lines commonly used for wide area ...More
    January 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Virgo Names Billing World Editor
    Virgo Publishing LLC said Monday it has named veteran telecom industry journalist Tim McElligott as editor in chief of Billing & OSS World magazine. McElligott comes to the company after nine years covering billing and OSS, software, testing, signaling and IP-based ...More
    January 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Clean Machine Provides VARs PC Concierge Service
    Clean Machine Inc., a global provider of remotely-administered PC security and performance management services, has unveiled its PC Concierge service, created to help small-business VARs protect and optimize their clients' PCs. The company said it is the only remote PC care ...More
    January 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • iTEMize Announces Version 2.5
    iTEMize Technologies, a provider of telecom expense management TEM products, has announced the release of iTEMize 2.5, with an emphasis on easier navigation and advanced reporting. The new functionality in iTEMize 2.5 includes an enhanced “search engine” and the ability to ...More
    January 11, 2008 Posted in News
  • FCC Approves Verizon Asset Sale to FairPoint
    Verizon Communications Inc. now has FCC approval to sell its phone lines in three New England States to FairPoint Communications Inc. The deal is valued at $2.7 billion and commissioners yesterday said Verizon’s sale of phone lines in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont likely ...More
    January 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Nokia Sets Sights on N.A.
    Finnish handset maker Nokia said it plans to launch six to 12 new operator-specific phones in North America in 2008, with an eye to capturing a bigger market share than its current 11 percent. Nokia, which is by far the No. 1 manufacturer worldwide, only ranks No. 4 ...More
    January 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Envox PhoneLink 2 Available to Customers
    Envox Worldwide announced the availability of Envox PhoneLink 2, a computer telephony integration (CTI) solution that enables customers to add screen pop and click-to-dial capabilities to their contact centers. Envox PhoneLink enables organizations to ...More
    January 9, 2008 Posted in News