Industry Honors

Awards and recognition handed out to partners by vendor companies, Channel Partners and more.

 

ACC Business Lauds Top Agents

ACC Business has renamed and expanded its Agent Awards Program, calling it Club Unlimited, reflecting the attitude and ability of its agents to achieve greater success every year. Our products are sold exclusively by independent sales agents, said John Baker, CEO of ACC Business. Year over year, our agents achieve higher levels of performance. This […]

ATLANTIC-ACM Delivers Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards

(From left to right) Michael Crimmins, vice president, North American sales, iBasis; Robert Brejcha, vice president, MCI; Judy Reed Smith, CEO, Atlantic-ACM; Kathryn Morrissey, president, global wholesale, AT&T; Sherry Charles, vice president, wholesale markets, AT&T; Dave Falter, vice president, Sprint ATLANTIC-ACM, a telecommunications industry research and consulting firm, delivered its 2005 Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence […]

Broadwing Honors Top Agents at Expo

Broadwing Agent Channel Team Broadwings Zane Long (center) with Telarus Bill Samohod (left) and Lance Atkins (right) Broadwings Zane Long (left) and World Telecom Groups Stacey McCormick Broadwings Zane Long (center) with TBIs Ken Mercer (left) and Geoff Shepstone (right) Broadwing Communications LLC honored its top agents at The Fall 2005 Channel Partners Conference & […]

GST Named Premier Master Agent

Global Systems Telecom has qualified for designation as a CSP Network Premier Master Agency. The CSP Network Master Agency Certification Program was rolled out by PHONE+ last fall to bring clarity to the definition of this unique player in the distribution channel. PHONE+ has sought to formalize this increasingly important dealer category and to recognize […]

What’s Worth Watching?

If you don’t pay careful attention, things can slip by you. This is especially true of pets, children and innovation. To test your attention span and take a break from telecom’s tedious twins of regulation and consolidation, PHONE+’s editors have compiled a “what, when, why, who” list of some of the cool opportunities and enablers […]

The Winner’s Circle

When judging your opportunity in converged communications, here are some signs that you are looking at a winner: Mobility. Today’s networks are evolving heavily toward mobility. Whether they are high-speed or low-speed, they enable users the freedom to move within the network wirelessly and, increasingly between networks, such as VoWi- Fi to cellular, cellular to […]

Networks Unleashed

Communications networks aren’t what they used to be; they are becoming increasingly purpose-built, exploiting a combination of wireless and wireline technologies to carry out specific tasks. Here’s a few we’re watching. In-Building Nets – While the term BLEC earned itself a black eye, its intention of creating a mini-telco within a building was right on the […]

TMC Recognizes Hard-Working Partners

TMC Communications held its Third Annual Partners Conference in Santa Barbara, Calif., the weekend before the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. TMC paid all expenses for its agents to stay at the Hotel Andalucia in downtown Santa Barbara. On Saturday, agents arrived by trolley to CEO John Marsch’s estate for a 1950s airline-themed event that […]

First T@G Premier Master Agent Named

PHONE+ and its T@G Partner Portal announced MicroCorp Inc. has become the first master agency to qualify for designation as a T@G Premier Master Agency. The T@G Master Agency Certification Program was rolled out last fall in order to formalize this increasingly important dealer category and to recognize those who meet its specifications for the […]

ACC Hosts Award Luncheon

ACC Business hosted its first-ever award luncheon at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. On March 15, the company recognized the top 2 percent of its sales agents for their 2004 productivity. The top 1 percent - eight master agents - won 2004 Platinum Cup Awards, while the remaining winners received 2004 Outstanding Sales Achievement Awards. Back […]

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