• 700MHz Bidder Frontline Wireless Reportedly Folds
    Frontline Wireless, an investor-backed startup founded by former FCC chairman Reed Hundt, reportedly has folded after failing to make its down payment for bidding in the upcoming 700MHz spectrum auction. A spokeswoman for Frontline Wireless told Virgo Publishing on ...More
    January 9, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Toshiba Introduces SIP Trunking to Strata CIX
    Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. said it has added SIP trunking capabilities to its Strata CIX IP business communication systems and is now available from Toshiba’s nationwide network of dealers. Toshiba begins its nationwide rollout of SIP trunking capabilities ...More
    January 9, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Ingram Micro Unveils Finance Options, Expanded Field Support
    Ingram Micro said it has introduced a new suite of customizable leasing finance options and expanded field credit resources to help providers grow and capture more services value in 2008. Available now through Ingram Micro Preferred Leasing (IMPL), these new leasing options ...More
    January 8, 2008 Posted in News
  • Covista Completes GT3, ClearEnd Purchases
    Covista Communications Inc. said Monday it has finished the acquisitions of GT3 Holdings Corp. and ClearEnd Corp. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, as Covista is privately held. GT3, which has been operating under the name of General Telecom, specializes in IP services, ...More
    January 8, 2008 Posted in News
  • Cistera Networks Names North American Director of Sales
    Cistera Networks Inc., a provider of enterprise application platforms and engines for IP communications that works with approximately 60 VARs, today announced that Kurt Krueger has been appointed senior director of sales for North America. The company said Krueger’s ...More
    January 7, 2008 Posted in News
  • ClearOne Introduces Converge Pro 880T
    ClearOne Communications Inc. announced availability of the Converge Pro 880T, a new addition to the Converge Pro platform of professional audio solutions for conferencing applications. Because the new 880T includes a built-in telephone interface and power amplifier, it is a ...More
    January 7, 2008 Posted in News
  • Newertech Announces iPhone Accessory Line
    Newer Technology Inc. (NewerTech), a developer of PC, Macintosh and iPod performance upgrades and accessories, announced its new NewerTech iPhone Accessory Line consisting of six products that add iPhone functionality and user convenience. The NewerTech iPhone Accessory ...More
    January 7, 2008 Posted in News
  • Motorola Lays Off 1,600 More Employees
    Motorola Inc. said late Friday it laid off 1,600 more employees in the fourth quarter of 2007 and that the costs will create capex charges in 2008. The telecom equipment company released the information in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Motorola in ...More
    January 4, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Intelliverse Mourns Raveill’s Passing
    Paul Raveill, vice president of wholesale services at Intelliverse, died Dec. 23. He was 49. Intelliverse said Raveill had been suffering for the past year from Sarcoidosis, a multiorgan disease, which attacks the organs when granulomas (masses of inflamed tissue or lumps) ...More
    January 4, 2008 By Cara Sievers Posted in News
  • KeaneTel Reopens Sales Partner Program Enrollment
    KeaneTel has announced that enrollment in its Sales Partner Program, which closed in January 2007, is open again this month. The family-owned master agent says it chose, for the benefit of its sales partners, to grow its distribution channel at a manageable rate and ...More
    January 4, 2008 By Cara Sievers Posted in News