• ColoTraq Debuts Referral Program
    ColoTraq, a telecom B2B marketplace pioneer, is launching a referral program wherein it will pay a percentage of monthly recurring fees for two years for any business closed from referrals to its telecom marketplace. There are no quotas or commitments, and the program is ...More
    October 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Fate of Last-Mile Venture in FCC Hands
    If M2Z Networks Inc. gets its way, then competitive service providers could have another alternative to incumbent lastmile access. By press time, though, the company was ready to go to court against the FCC, citing word that Chairman Kevin Martin is prepared to reject its ...More
    October 1, 2007 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Agents Steamed Over Trinsic Bankruptcy Fallout
    The post-Trinsic-bankruptcy plot thickens. And if it weren’t for the fact that we’re talking about telecom, the story would sound an awful lot like a soap opera.It all started in February, when Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc., filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. ...More
    October 1, 2007 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Lawsuit Has Little Impact on ShoreTel IPO
    ShoreTel Inc.’s ongoing legal tiff with rival Mitel Networks Corp. doesn’t seem to have impacted its initial public offering (IPO). ShoreTel got $86.3 million from its debut July 9 and has since traded at prices between $9.80 and $15.01. The legal wrangling began just ...More
    October 1, 2007 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • NuVox Rolls Out Wholesale Services
    NuVox Communications launched a new wholesale program for resellers, cablecos and larger carriers needing backhaul and VoIP. The company recently merged with service provider FDN. Once the deal closed, they combined their strengths – FDN’s product set and NuVox’s MPLS ...More
    October 1, 2007 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Copper Conferencing Extends $5,000 Bonus Program
    Copper Conferencing (Booth 112) has continued its $5,000 bonus opportunity for the channel until the end of the year. Qualified sales partners can earn a $5,000 bonus for each $5,000 in new monthly sales, in addition to their commissions. The promotion, termed the 500,000 ...More
    September 27, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • GLOBALINX Becomes VoIP Network Owner
    IP Centrex and hosted PBX service provider GLOBALINX (Booth 615), a wholly owned subsidiary of 5Linx Enterprises Inc., a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, will switch to its own network to offer its VoIP users a robust, scalable platform for both residential ...More
    September 27, 2007 Posted in Articles, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • MySaaS Online Launches
    19Marketplace, a division of Communications Product Development Inc. (Booth 608-610) and a wholesaler of on-demand services, has unveiled its new on-demand services brand, MySaaS Online. CPDI is a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor. In partnership with ...More
  • Broadview Restructures Agent/VAR Organization
    Broadview Networks (Booth 200-202), a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, has announced a revamped program for its agent and VAR partners, reflecting the recent acquisitions the company has made. The streamlined organization combines the assets of Broadview’s ...More
    September 27, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Vonage Legal Woes Continue, Stock Nosedives to All-Time Low
    Vonage Holdings Corp. stock on Wednesday took a nearly 48 percent dive – bottoming out at 94 cents per share and surpassing the previous all-time low of $1.20 – after it got hit, twice, with more bad legal news. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court reaffirmed an earlier ...More
    September 26, 2007 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony