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Microsoft COO Explains Software + Services Strategy at CompTIA Event

In his keynote address this week at CompTIAs Breakaway in Las Vegas, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner said the software maker is embracing a software plus services strategy that makes room for its channel partners many of them members of CompTIA, which is a global association of data and voice VARs. About 1,200 people attended the […]

Personality+

Yaron took home five medals at the 21st Annual Ocean County YMCA Masters Unofficial Team Championships in February. Just some of the many medals he has won in his swimming career, these represent first place in the 50-yard backstroke and in the 100-yard backstroke; second place in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard individual medley; and […]

AITech Launches Equity Plan

Advanced Integrated Technologies Inc., a provider of wholesale and retail hosted PBX and line-replacement solutions, announced the AITech True Partner Program initiative for 2007. Our True Partner Contract is the most agent-friendly contract in the industry, says AITech CEO Greg Lohrenz. We are preparing for substantial market growth in the hosted PBX, line-replacement and data/ISP […]

Why Agents Should Insist on Evergreen Clauses

EVERGREEN? WHILE I UNDERSTAND this classification to be for plants and shrubs that bear foliage throughout the year, I had no idea what evergreen meant in the context of telecom when I entered the industry four years ago. I soon learned that in business circles, evergreen typically means a contract that renews from year to […]

eLEC to Buy Liberty Bell Telecom

eLEC Communications Corp., the parent company of VoIP services provider, VoX Communications Corp., said today it plans to acquire Liberty Bell Telecom LLC, a Colorado CLEC founded by consumer advocate Tom Martino. Liberty Bell’s president, Jay Weber, will assume an executive management position within eLEC. Martino, meanwhile, will become an eLEC stockholder and help the […]

In Box

Posted: 06/2002 In Box The Good, The Bad, The UNE – The Errors! I have just read your article on UNE-P and found it interesting but think you misinterpreted some points. First, there are many more UNE-P CLECs than you mentioned. We have more than 6,500 lines on the UNE-P and we are not the […]

Overhead…

Posted: 1/2002 Not Necessarily News Overhead… …at the Association of Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS) Business Conference in Washington discussing the Tauzin-Dingell bill (H.R. 1542), the Internet Freedom and Broadband De-ployment Act of 2001… "His name is John Dingell; it isn’t Tauzin-Dingell as many people tend to think. In fact, this is probably his biggest regret […]

Trading Desk: ITCC Enters Minutes, Bandwidth Exchange

Posted: 02/2001 ITCC Enters Minutes, Bandwidth Exchange By Bruce Christian Insisting that its plan to rely on a single switch manufacturer allows for a more simplified global exchange, International Telecommunications Clearing Corp. (ITCC, www.itclearingcorp.com) has announced it will begin in March to trade telecommunications minutes and bandwidth capacity. "The most important thing from our position […]

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