Sales & Marketing

  • Apple iPad Market To Be Small, Niche and Not 3G
    Guess what? The iPad, Apple Inc.’s shiny new tablet computer, isn’t meant to replace your phone or your laptop. It’s not even really meant to be a 3G device. Its best target functionality might be acting as an augment to existing communications gadgets, in the home, used ...More
    January 28, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Apple Tablet/e-Reader: No Mystery Left?
    As Apple Inc.’s press event on Wednesday approaches, a series of leaks and contraband video clips have allowed us to cobble together a picture of just what the giant from Cupertino, Calif. will be unveiling. After months of speculation as to its existence, the tablet will ...More
    January 27, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Plus, Pixi Plus Make Verizon Debuts
    The Palm Pre smartphone has made its debut on the Verizon Wireless network, ending an exclusive run with Sprint that lasted less than eight months.The updated Pre – called the Pre Plus – can now be purchased online and at Verizon retail outlets for $149.99 after ...More
    January 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Report: AT&T Wants To Dump iPhone Exclusivity
    While many would argue that opening the iPhone up to other carriers would benefit Apple with additional sales, an inside source at AT&T is saying that it’s the telecom giant that’s looking to end the exclusive deal for the device. Problems with data overload on ...More
    January 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Is Any Wireless Network Ready for Apple's Tablet?
    Apple has remained typically mum on any details regarding the launch of its new tablet computer at an event next week. Heck, we don’t even know for sure that it is the tablet, rumored to be called the “iSlate.” Some have speculated that the announcement is ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • Digium Launches AsteriskExchange
    Digium Inc. has launched AsteriskExchange, the official online marketplace featuring products built or integrated with Asterisk. Asterisk is a free software toolkit that integrators and developers can use to transform computers into advanced communications systems, ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • Creating Customer Loyalty – Best Practices for Keeping Clients
    Building customer loyalty and being a successful independent telecom agent go hand in hand. The value proposition of the indirect channel — the ability to offer solutions from multiple carriers in order to best meet the needs of the customer — is a customer loyalty-builder ...More
    January 21, 2010 By Cara Sievers Posted in Articles
  • Using Twitter for B-to-B Marketing
    Telecom channel partners, like a lot of business-to-business marketers, are curious about Twitter and how can they use it to sell more telecom products and services. To find out, PHONE+ spoke to social media market expert Amanda Vega, CEO of Amanda Vega Consulting. ...More
    January 21, 2010 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Wireless Carriers Slash Voice, Tap Data For Growth
    It’s true that voice continues to become commoditized, but a decrease in unlimited voice packages by $30 each might mean an increase in revenue for Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Initiatives to steer subscribers toward data plans – which, of course, are more ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Wastes No Time Cutting Rates After Verizon's Chop
    Just hours after Verizon Wireless announced it was making significant cuts to its wireless pricing plans, AT&T did the same Friday afternoon.AT&T said it would cut $30 off the price of its unlimited plans, effective today. Earlier Friday, Verizon announced plans to ...More
    January 18, 2010 Posted in News