• Virgin Mobile to Acquire Helio
    Call it a tale of two business models: Successful MVNO Virgin Mobile USA Inc. will take over struggling MVNO Helio for $39 million, the companies announced on Friday. Like Virgin Mobile, Helio uses Sprint-Nextel Corp. as its underlying network provider, but ...More
    June 27, 2008 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • iQmetrix Acquires WorkWireless
    iQmetrix , which provides multilocation wireless dealers with retail management systems, has acquired Work Software Systems, creator of the WorkWireless retail management system. Bill May, founder of Work Software Systems, will be joining the iQmetrix executive team as ...More
    June 18, 2008 Posted in News
  • Channel Coach: Improve Your Prospects
    In the late 1840s and 1850s, more than 300,000 men, women and children flocked to the Golden State in the hopes of finding gold. Today, there are as many people prospecting in the market for telecom products and services, and much like California during the Gold Rush, this ...More
    June 18, 2008 Posted in Articles
  • Protus Acquires GOT Corp.
    SaaS provider Protus announced the acquisition of GOT Corp., the provider of Campaigner and Campaigner Pro. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. GOT is an e-mail marketing services firm whose Campaigner and Campaigner Pro SaaS products are used by thousands of ...More
  • R2: We’ll Sue Icahn if XO Goes Bankrupt
    R2 Investments LDC vows to again sue Carl Icahn if XO Holdings files for bankruptcy for not being able to repay its $461 million debt. R2, which holds a 6.6 percent stake in XO, accused Icahn – for the second time this year – of deliberately waiting to refinance ...More
    June 13, 2008 Posted in News
  • Zultys: New Partnerships, Products, Point to Turnaround
    Nearly two years after going bankrupt, laying off employees, and losing partners left and right, Zultys Technologies is back and going strong. The Silicon Valley-based IP equipment maker has spent the intervening months regrouping with new management and investors, and new ...More
    June 12, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Perimeter eSecurity Acquires Edgeos
    Perimeter eSecurity has acquired Edgeos Inc., a provider of on-demand, managed vulnerability services which are designed to enable carriers, VARs and other partner organizations to provide security services to their customers through its SaaS-enabled, private-labeled ...More
    June 12, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • NBS Enhances VoIP, Managed Services With Acquistion
    NBS has purchased the operations of, a New Jersey-based managed service provider (MSP) that specializes in deploying managed private WANs, Internet and VoIP services. Simlab and NBS had been providing services to each other for the past five years. NBS said the ...More
    June 12, 2008 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • TouchTone Channel Partner Awarded $6 Million Contract
    In a competitive bid, TouchTone channel partner Method One was awarded a contract by the State of West Virginia to provide long-distance services to all participating state, county and local agencies, and political subdivisions. Method One, a local West Virginia vendor, ...More
    June 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • Level 3 Sells Vyvx Unit
    Level 3 Communications Inc. said on Thursday it has shed the advertising distribution business of Vyvx LLC, as it first announced in December. Level 3 is, however, keeping Vyvx’s broadcast unit. That division includes all of the content distribution capabilities ...More
    June 5, 2008 Posted in News