• Telcombrokers Acquires Telogic
    Telcombrokers said it has acquired Irvine, Calif.-based master agency Telogic. The acquisition is expected to close within 30 days. Telcombrokers said it has almost completed the process of rolling up the Telogic agreements with TelePacific, PAETEC, ACC Business, New Edge ...More
    January 21, 2008 By Cara Sievers Posted in News
  • Qwest Responds to Complaints About Integrated Access Service
    In response to complaints from some Qwest Business Partners, Qwest Communications International Inc. executives this week acknowledged problems with the company’s integrated access service and detailed efforts to improve it at the ILEC’s annual meeting of its indirect sales ...More
    January 18, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • Qwest Shares 2007 Partner Report Card at Q.Marketplace
    The Qwest Business Partner Program is the fastest growing channel within the Qwest Communications International Inc. Business Markets Group (BMG), according to company executives presenting at the annual partner event, Q.Marketplace, held this week in Denver where the ILEC ...More
    January 18, 2008 Posted in News
  • Verizon Sues Cox for IP Patent Infringement
    Verizon Communications Inc. is suing Cox Communications for infringing on eight of its Internet Protocol-related patents. Verizon filed the case Jan. 11 in the Eastern District Court of Virginia, the same court that’s handling Level 3 Communications Inc.’s patent ...More
    January 18, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Sprint to Cut Jobs, Reports Continued Subscriber Loss
    In an effort to combat a continued loss of wireless subscribers and profit, Sprint Nextel Corp. said Friday it would be closing down 8 percent of its 1,400 retail stores, along with more than 4,000 of its 20,000 third-party distribution points, while eliminating 4,000 jobs ...More
    January 18, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Telcombrokers Announces Contract Roll-ups
    Telcombrokers has announced contract roll-ups with Complete Communications Inc. and Global Communications 2000. Complete Communications, based in Salt Lake City, already was a Telcombrokers agent, but it also had an independent relationship with TelePacific. So, as part of ...More
    January 18, 2008 By Cara Sievers Posted in News
  • Qwest Names Wholesale Markets Executive
    Qwest Communications International Inc. has appointed Warren Mickens vice president of operations for Qwest Wholesale Markets. He replaces Brian Stading, who recently was named the company's vice president of sales support operations for Mass Markets. Mickens will begin his ...More
    January 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Access One Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing
    Access One Inc. recently appointed Richard Myers to its executive team as vice president of sales and marketing. Myers brings with him 30 years of combined telecommunications experience in direct and alternate channel sales management, with the last 15-plus years at the ...More
    January 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Whaleback Systems Enters the Windy City
    Whaleback Systems announced today the opening of a regional sales office in Chicago. Whaleback also announced that B&B Networks of West Chicago, DMi Technology Group of Bloomington, Ill., MCC Technology of Saint Charles, Ill., and TECH Systems of Gurnee, Ill., have ...More
    January 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • XO Unveils New Pricing Structure for IP Services
    XO Communications on Wednesday unveiled a new pricing structure for its IP services. The announcement came as XO introduced XO IPfolio, or new services for businesses and enterprises. XO IPfolio includes XO IP Flex, XO SIP, XO One iPBX, XO MPLS IP-VPN, and XO IP Flex with ...More
    January 16, 2008 Posted in News