• BT, Ribbit Launch Voice 2.0 Platform
    BT and subsidiary Ribbit have launched a platform for inserting voice capability into Web-based applications.The platform, which has been in beta for a year, lets third-party developers create any number of Voice 2.0 telephony-Web mash-up applications, and also is open to ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Covad Gives Partners Integrated Phone, Internet Service
    Covad Communications has launched into its indirect sales channel the new Covad Integrated Access service with an online quote and order system that streamlines pre-qualifications and speeds the sales process. The Integrated Access service is an all-in-one phone and ...More
    November 17, 2008 By Cara Sievers Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • COMPTEL to Congress: Help Us Stop FCC ICC/USF Vote
    COMPTEL on Monday asked 106 Congressional lawmakers to pressure the FCC not to vote on proposed intercarrier compensation/Universal Service Fund (ICC/USF) reform on Dec. 18. The FCC pulled the item from its Nov. 3 agenda, to the relief of CLECs, RLECs, consumer advocates ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Ensim Reseller Partnership Pursues Government Vertical
    Ensim Corp., a provider of user provisioning and access control software, together with Norseman Defense Technologies, an information technology solutions integrator, have entered into a reseller partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, Norseman Defense Technologies ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • Ahead of a Dismal Christmas Shopping Season, Wireless Banks on Smartphones
    Despite fears that the Christmas season for handsets is shaping up to be nightmarish for cell phone makers thanks to the global credit crisis and worsening U.S. economy, smartphone makers are forging bravely ahead. ...More
    November 17, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Level 3 Shoots for $400M With Tender Offer
    Level 3 Communications Inc. (LVLT) hopes to raise up to $400 million with newly announced tender offers. The Broomfield, Colo.-based carrier said Monday it will sell convertible senior notes to raise cash. It will use the cash to finance tender offers, which means ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • IBM and Partners Address Digital Security
    With new security threats popping up daily, IBM Corp. (IBM) is working with business partners like Arcot, Gemalto and L-1 Identity Solutions to deliver integrated security solutions to businesses.IBM estimated that a very low percentage of businesses currently use ...More
    November 17, 2008 Posted in News
  • One-Third of Selling Time Is Wasted, Study Shows
    IT sales professionals are spending a third of their potential selling time in sales-preparation activities, according to new sales-enablement research from IDC."In addition to the staggering 26 percent of their week spent on administrative tasks, we find that sales ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News
  • Virgo Publishing Launches and VON Conference & Expo
    Virgo Publishing, a business-to-business information services company and publisher of PHONE+ magazine, announced today the launch of the online publication and the VON Conference & Expo, delivering on its promise to fill a gap in the marketplace for a service ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Former FCC Head Hundt on Obama Transition Team
    Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt officially is part of Present-elect Barack Obama’s transition team.Ars Technica reports Hundt sits on the agency review team that’s reviewing international trade and economic agencies. Hundt, who served under President Clinton from ...More
    November 14, 2008 Posted in News