Frontier-Verizon Deal Gets Nod in Arizona

Arizona is the fifth state to approve the sale of Verizon landlines to Frontier Communications, which is an $8.6 billion deal. Ohio, South Carolina, California and Nevada have previously given the companies the go-ahead. Frontier announced in May 2009 its plans to acquire Verizon’s local wireline operations serving residential and small-business customers in predominantly rural […]

Case Study: Cardinal Rules Apply at Digital Stadium

Although the Cardinals did not win the Super Bowl, there is nothing wrong with their reception. The Arizona Cardinals are always striving for perfection on and off the field; whether they are moving the ball on the NFL’s top defense and staging 83-yard drives that end with Kurt Warner hitting tight end Ben Patrick for […]

VoicePulse Expands Broadband Phone, SIP Trunking in AZ

VoicePulse has announced the availability of phone numbers in Arizona’s 520 and 928 area codes. The company has added 12 more rate centers to give Arizonans more choices when it comes to Broadband Phone and SIP Trunking services. VoicePulse broadband phone service plans include more than 20 features. Users only need a high-speed Internet connection […]

Andiamo Opts for PhoenixSofts Cirrus Softswitch

Andiamo Telecom has selected PhoenixSoft’s Cirrus Softswitch platform to upgrade its global telecommunications network and provide enhanced network switching, Class 5 features, broadband telephony and retail Web applications. Andiamo Telecom provides retail and wholesale VoIP and traditional telephony services that include prepaid calling cards, toll-free and long-distance calling, local phone service in Arizona, domestic and […]

Integra Telecom Names Sales VP

Integra Telecom Inc. has hired Byron Cantrall as vice president of sales for Integra Telecom of Arizona. In this position, Cantrall is responsible for managing sales productivity, including indirect sales, and expanding the company’s sales footprint throughout its Arizona market. He will be based in Phoenix and report to Robert Smith, senior vice president for […]

SRP Telecom Assists in Providing Cell Service to West Valley Arizona

The new Cardinal Stadium debuted in August to a sold-out crowd, many of whom made calls on their cell phones to friends and family at some point during the game. Thanks to SRP Telecom (Booth 515), the vast majority of those calls went through successfully. Wireless phone coverage in Westgate and the area surrounding the […]

Arizona Corporation Commission Approves SBC-AT&T Merger

The Arizona Corporation Commission on Friday approved the merger of SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. The step completes regulatory reviews in 35 of 36 states with clearance processes. The merger is expected to close later this year.

SkyStream Wins MPEG-4 Customer Aztech International

SkyStream (Booth 204) announces it has won 20 MPEG-4 AVC customers worldwide for its Mediaplex and iPlex video headend systems. One of these MPEG-4 customers, Aztech International, will be the largest operational U.S. MPEG-4 customer, in terms of targeted subscriber count and channels offered, according to a SkyStream spokesperson. Aztech has partnered with Hoover Homes […]

Arizona ISP Selects UCN to Support Centralized Call Center

UCN Inc. (Booth 511), says Simple.Net Inc., an Arizona-based ISP provider, has selected the inContact product for its call center reporting tools and ACD features. Simple.Net chose inContact over updating an aging PBX system. The key benefit is the scalability of inContact, says James Jennings, Simple.Nets director of operations. We will save thousands of dollars […]

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