• DTV Delay Bill Fails to Muster House Majority
    A bill to delay the Feb. 17 DTV transition failed to get a two-thirds majority vote Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives.Senate lawmakers two days ago approved a four-month postponement. What happens next for the proposal remains unclear. Democrats might put the ...More
    January 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Profit Drop Cushioned by iPhone Adoption
    Wireless products and services remain AT&T Inc.’s (T) money-making mainstay. TV services? Not so much.AT&T – now the nation’s second-largest wireless provider – on Wednesday reported a 23.6 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, but ...More
    January 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • AireSpring, Critical Links Interoperable on edgeBOX
    AireSpring has announced the completion of interoperability testing with Critical Links, a global provider of unified voice, data and IT solutions for SMBs. Critical Links’ flagship product, the edgeBOX, is a multifunction gateway appliance that includes VoIP/IP PBX, ...More
    January 28, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Senate Might Increase Broadband Funding in Stimulus
    The U.S. Senate is considering increasing the amount of money it will underwrite for broadband buildout in an economic stimulus plan. Federal lawmakers are talking about boosting the funding from $6 million to $9 million, with $1 billion allotted to wireless. Some officials ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Venture Group Offers ENTELEGENT Services
    Venture Group Enterprises Inc. announced it is now representing ENTELEGENT Solutions Inc., a managed services provider with an agent-only model. ENTELEGENT’s solutions are immediately available for sale through Venture Group subagents. ENTELEGENT’s invoice ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • BVS Releases Precision Handheld Wi-Fi Optimizer
    Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS) has released BEETLE - B/A/N/G, a calibrated wireless test receiver system that verifies, sweeps, measures and optimizes 802.11 Wi-Fi network standards, including 802.11b/g (2.4GHz), 802.11a (5GHz) and 802.11n.When equipped with a BVS DF ...More
    January 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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