Sales & Marketing

  • IBM Partners Help Retailers Go Social
    It’s no doubt that social networking and social media have revolutionized marketing. In fact, IBM (IBM) partners are increasingly enlisting the help of social media in marketing and sales, especially in an effort to help retailers elevate profits. IBM is ...More
    August 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Telamon to Distribute LG-Nortel Ethernet Solutions
    A new agreement means Telamon will distribute LG-Nortel’s WDM-PON Ethernet Access solutions across North America.Telamon will distribute the solutions to its existing customer base and into new accounts, meeting rapidly growing demand for fiber-optic access solutions ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News, Ethernet/ MPLS
  • Report: AT&T Network Change Triggers Nokia 6650 Errors
    AT&T has put an immediate stop to sales of the Nokia 6650 handset, according to a report from The reason?: A network enhancement in Florida caused a whole heap of problems for the clamshell, including constant phone resets and greatly diminished battery ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Nokia Enters Netbook Fray
    Broadening its product portfolio as its world-leading market share in mobile devices erodes, Nokia said today it is releasing what it calls a “mini-laptop” – the Nokia Booklet 3G.The aluminum-clad netbook is powered by the Intel Atom processor, which is ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Data Plan Soon A Requirement on AT&T Smartphones
    In less than two weeks, AT&T will start requiring a $30 per month data plan for customers who buy a smartphone or upgrade to one. That’s on top of the voice plan. Existing customers won’t be affected unless they choose to upgrade their plan or their phone.In ...More
    August 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Ads Less Weird in Canada
    It looks like television ads for the Palm Pre will be a little less strange than the ones seen on the airwaves in the United States.Bell Canada will launch the Pre in Canada next week. The ads that Canadians are seeing are focused on the phone itself, rather than a ...More
    August 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Return Rate Much Better Than Once Thought
    Phew.That’s undoubtedly the collective sigh of relief from the folks at Palm and Sprint after hearing a new report that puts the Pre’s return rate at an estimated 11 percent. It’s still higher than that of the new iPhone 3G S – which is reported to ...More
    August 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Survey: iPhone Users More Satisfied than Palm Pre Users
    So how do you decide which is better – the new Apple iPhone 3G S or the Palm Pre? You take it to the people.A survey conducted by ChangeWave Research shows a whopping 99 percent satisfaction rate among 3G S users; that’s despite all of the problems AT&T has ...More
    August 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Glory Days Over? Already?!
    Indeed, the Pre’s best days might be behind it. That’s the assumption many got when investment banking firm Morgan Joseph slapped a “sell” label on Palm stock today. Financial advisory group Collins Stewart did the same.The Collins Stewart analyst ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: iPhone Is Recession Buster, Palm Pre Not
    The second quarter of 2009 was a big one for the Apple iPhone and a disappointing one for the Palm Pre, according to a report from Gartner Research.The study says smartphone sales grew a whopping 27 percent worldwide, despite the global recession. The iPhone was up 375 ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News