• Microsoft: Fewer Handsets Will Have Windows Mobile
    Quality of quantity is the new tack Microsoft Corp. plans to take this year when it comes to its mobile strategy. The software giant sadly is lagging in market share for smartphones despite having Windows Mobile available on about 140 handsets. Perhaps looking for some sort ...More
    January 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stratus Telecommunications Acquires ENTICE Business
    Stratus Telecommunications LLC announced it has acquired the ENTICE telecommunications business from Stratus Technologies Inc. of Maynard, Mass. The transaction closed on Jan. 2, 2009. Financial terms were not disclosed. The deal makes Stratus Telecommunications a licensed ...More
    January 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • OpenPeak Touts New Multimedia IP Phone
    OpenPeak Inc. has announced the launch of the ProFrame system, the first multimedia IP phone designed to function as an all-in-one voice, data and rich media information center for the business and hospitality markets. OpenPeak said the ProFrame phone pairs a user friendly ...More
    January 9, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Verizon Seals the Alltel Deal
    Congratulations, Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ). You are now the largest wireless service provider in the United States. But you knew that already. For the rest of us, Verizon closed its $28.1 billion acquisition of Alltel Corp. on Friday. The deal was announced in ...More
    January 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • NetWolves Recognizes TBI With Award
    NetWolves announced today that it has named Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) its 2008 Master Agent of the Year. NetWolves said that TBI has been a huge supporter of its program, and has been a master agent with NetWolves since 2006. “We are very pleased to recognize TBI ...More
    January 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Boucher Replaces Markey on Telecom Subcommittee
    Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., a leading proponent of net neutrality principles, will head the telecom subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, House staff said on Thursday.Boucher is taking over from Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., who is moving to another post. ...More
    January 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Intel Lowers Forecast — Again
    Falling PC sales have caused chip giant Intel Corp. to lower its fourth-quarter revenue forecast for a second time. Well, that and rising sales of netbooks, most of which are powered by the Intel Atom processor. The problem, of course, is in the margins: with people buying ...More
    January 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • With the Pre, Sprint, Palm Hope to Help Each Other
    It’s heeeeeere. The Palm-tergeist, that is. But is it enough to scare Research in Motion Ltd. and Apple Inc.? We refer, of course, to the new Linux-based mobile OS unveiled Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show by Palm Inc.. It’s officially called webOS ...More
    January 8, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Acme Packet, JAJAH Team for Wholesale VoIP
    JAJAH says it’s taken a step to protect its SIP application infrastructure and improve the quality and profitability of its IP communication platform by implementing Acme Packet’s Net-Net session border controllers.Deployed at the border between JAJAH’s ...More
    January 8, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • BCM Finances Select Agents
    Master agency Business Communications Management (BCM) has developed a program wherein it will finance a new agent’s entry into the telecom sales business. Based on early success, BCM’s CEO John Cunningham hopes to extend the program to additional market ...More
    January 8, 2009 By Khali Henderson Posted in News