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Federal Lawmakers Introduce USF Reform Act

Congressional Reps. Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Lee Terry, R-Neb., have introduced a bill to reform the Universal Service Fund (USF). Boucher and Terry on Thursday released the text of their bill, the Universal Service Reform Act of 2007. They are members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees telecom. The bill proposes to […]

Nokia Siemens Networks Outlines Post-Merger Strategy

Set to officially debut April 1, the result of the Nokia-Siemens merger, Nokia Siemens Networks, was previewed Tuesday at CTIA Wireless 2007 in Orlando, Fla. The new entity will be organized into six business units, with a goal of growing market share in North America by focusing on enabling convergence. Particular areas of focus are […]

NTT America Offers 10gbps Ethernet

NTT America (Booths 714-716), a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corp., announced the availability of 10gbps Ethernet (10GigE) on its Global IP Network. The service is available for both IPv4 and IPv6 transport. NTT America and its Global IP Network Business unit (GIN) are offering access to connections throughout North America, Asia and […]

Intertex Expands North American Sales Channel

Intertex (Booth 328) announced it is expanding its sales channels within North America. Intertex will broaden the market for its IX67 and IX68 series Internet Gate products in North America through partnerships with telecommunications and computer equipment distributors, VARs, retailers and online resellers as well as Internet telephony service providers (ITSPs). The IX67 and IX68 […]

Brightpoint to Distribute HP iPAQ

Brightpoint Inc. said Tuesday its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. will customize and distribute the HP iPAQ hw6945 series Mobile Messenger to regional carriers, MVNOs, VARs and retailers in the United States. The deal will allow regional carriers and MVNOs to offer access to the GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless data network as well as Wi-Fi, GPS, infrared […]

Brightpoint, HTC Extend Relationship

Brightpoint Inc. said Monday its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. has signed an agreement with High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) to distribute HTC GSM devices in North America. Brightpoint will be the authorized distributor for HTC’s Microsoft Windows Mobile-based GSM devices and related accessories to regional carriers, MVNOs and their respective independent dealers, VARs and […]

Avaya Names Award Winners

Avaya Inc., a leader in business communications applications, systems and services, has named the recipients of the Avaya BusinessPartner of the Year awards for North America at its Global Sales and Partner Conference being held in New Orleans this week. Avaya BusinessPartners of the Year awards are given annually to Avaya channel partners selected for […]

Competition Champion Succumbs to Lou Gehrig’s Disease

George Vinall, a former executive vice president of business development for Talk America, died over the weekend from the neuromuscular disease ALS — or Lou Gehrig’s disease, with which he was diagnosed seven years ago. Despite complications from the illness, Vinall refused to retire or slow down. He continued to advocate for competitive telecom causes […]

Cavalier to Buy Talk America for $251 Million

Privately held provider Cavalier Telephone & TV said on Friday it is buying publicly traded Talk America Inc. for $251 million, or $8.10 per share. There was no word whether Cavalier would remain private or go public à la PAETECs transaction with US LEC. The deal is slated to close in December. Talk America shareholders […]

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