• VoIP Supply Adds Microsoft Response Point Phone Systems
    VoIP Supply LLC, a division of Sayers Technology Holdings, announced the addition of the Microsoft Response Point family of small business VoIP phone systems to its product catalog. Starting today, small businesses will be able to purchase the following Microsoft Response ...More
    November 5, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Trend Micro Names North American Channel Chief
    Security solution provider Trend Micro Inc. announced that Cody Leser has been appointed senior director of North America channel sales, effective immediately. Leser will be responsible for sustaining, advancing and executing the channel sales strategy for Trend Micro, ...More
    November 5, 2008 Posted in News
  • The Fastest Merger in the West?
    In what could be the fastest telecom merger in history, the FCC on Tuesday blessed Verizon Communications Inc.’s buyout of Alltel Corp., whose territory covers much of the western United States.Verizon only announced in June that it would acquire Alltel, whose ...More
    November 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • TBI Signs with Broadvox
    Chicago-based master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc. to sell Broadvox’s SIP Trunking solutions to businesses nationwide.Broadvox SIP Trunking paired with new or existing IP PBXs enables TBI’s subagents to offer SMBs saving as high as 70 percent off traditional TDM ...More
    November 4, 2008 Posted in News
  • FCC Cancels Divisive ICC/USF Vote
    FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has caved to the pressure. The agency announced Monday afternoon commissioners will not follow through with the scheduled Election Day vote on proposed, controversial intercarrier compensation/Universal Service Fund (ICC/USF) reform.The ...More
    November 3, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • FCC to Delay Controversial ICC/USF Vote?
    The FCC looks poised to delay its planned Nov. 4 vote on intercarrier compensation/Universal Service Fund (ICC/USF) reform, thanks to intense lobbying from smaller providers and associations for more time to consider the matter.The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday ...More
    November 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • BuyCell Extends Contract With Brightstar
    BuyCell Wireless Group Inc., a buying group of Verizon Wireless independent agents, announced it has renewed its exclusive purchasing and logistics contract with Brightstar Corp.Brightstar will continue to be the exclusive provider of product distribution and supply chain ...More
    November 3, 2008 Posted in News
  • McCain Adviser Bows Out of Tech Debate
    Former Democratic FCC Chairman Reed Hundt got to spout off on John McCain yesterday when a McCain adviser canceled on a scheduled debate ... then appeared on MSNBC at the same time as the event he had earlier agreed to join.Douglas Holtz-Eakin was a no-show at the debate ...More
    October 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • Verizon’s Alltel Buy: DoJ Decrees Divestiture
    One down, one to go. The Justice Department on Thursday gave Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) the thumbs-up in its quest to buy Alltel Corp.However, it must say goodbye to assets in 22 states. That includes service in all of North Dakota and South Dakota, not to mention big ...More
    October 30, 2008 Posted in News
  • Breaking: Sprint Not, Repeat NOT Selling iDEN
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. on Thursday laid to rest rumors that stretch back more than a year, saying once and for all that it will NOT be selling its push-to-talk iDEN network, which it acquired in what’s become known as “The Deal from Hell,” its 2005 purchase ...More
    October 30, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News