• Sprint Unloading 8,000 Workers By March 31
    Shares of Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) had risen nearly 2 percent by late-morning on Monday thanks to the wireless provider’s announcement that it is cutting 8,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its work force.Sprint expects to save $1.2 billion annually.The cuts will affect ...More
    January 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Layoff Tracker for Week of Jan. 26
    The tech sector isn’t faring well, as we all know, and it’s hard to keep up on who’s shedding jobs when. Check in with the telecom-industry layoff tracker, which will be updated weekly, by clicking on the source link below. ...More
    January 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ Announces Channel Exec of the Year Finalists
    PHONE+ magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for Channel Executive of the Year 2009. The finalists will be honored and the winner will be named during the welcoming remarks at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 1-3, in Las Vegas. In addition, the ...More
    January 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Level 3 Loses Patent Infringement Suit
    Level 3 Communications Inc.(LVLT) said Friday it probably will appeal a jury verdict that didn’t find in its favor.Jurors in a patent infringement case decided content delivery networks (CDN) provider Limelight Networks Inc.(LLNW) did not steal intellectual property ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Launches Affiliate Program announced the launch of its new Business VoIP affiliate program. This free affiliate program seeks companies with Web sites serving technology or business users to offer such visitors access to free, no-obligation, customized business VoIP quotes from VoIP ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Gold Mobile Unveils SMS Platform for VARs
    Gold Mobile launched mClass, a hosted software server that enables VARs to help large multilocation businesses route SMS to and from any cell phone to any desktop, call center, fulfillment center, helpline or even database (e.g. CRM, inventory, etc.) Each conversation is ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Beams Up to Enterprise with Flat Rate
    When Sprint-Nextel Corp. officially said last fall that it would hang onto its iDEN network, it also said it would take steps to “rejuvenate” the asset. That seems to be coming to fruition now with the launch of flat-rate unlimited plans for enterprises, ...More
    January 23, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Apple: Wal-Mart, Not Resellers, Can Sell iPhone
    Resellers for Apple Inc. want their iPhone. They want to sell it, that is. Not only has the maker of the 3G mobile device refused, it has granted Wal-Mart distribution rights. The company’s got some ’splainin’ to do.In Apple’s earnings call this ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • New CTI Group Plug-In Archives Recorded Calls
    CTI Group has released a plug-in called SmartRecord IP Version 2.0, which allows users to instantly archive calls, meetings, Webinars and negotiations. It integrates with SugarCRM, the company’s commercial open-source solution that allows companies to track and manage ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Shared Technologies Joins Avaya Partner Program
    Shared Technologies announced it has joined the Avaya BusinessPartner program. The company will add to its portfolio Avaya’s UC solutions for SMBs. Carol Giles Neslund, who was named vice president of North America Channels at Avaya in October, said Avaya is impressed ...More
    January 23, 2009 Posted in News