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US Conferencing Touts Rock-Bottom Buy Rate

Throughout 2007, agents will receive a drastically reduced buy rate for the first 90 days, no matter when an account is signed, US Conferencing (Booth 617) announced at the Spring 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The promotion applies to US Conferencings reservationless audio and integrated Web/audio services. The discounted rate is 2.9 cents on […]

Sell Results

WHETHER YOU ARE BRAND new to sales or a seasoned veteran, the world of business-to-business selling can be a little intimidating. Competition is fierce, and differentiating yourself from all the other companies who sell identical (or nearly identical) products and services is more challenging than ever. Being just as good, but cheaper than the other […]

Colo Market Competition Heats Up

Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Switch & Data Facilities Co. Inc.’s (NASDAQ = SDXC) initial public offering of 11.7 million shares got off to a healthy start at $17 a share on Feb. 9. The day range was $18 to $22, according to Yahoo! Finance. Switch and Data needs the money. Since CIO Jim Eddy left the […]

Dial-A-Vet

The next time you dial a call center, theres a chance youll talk with a disabled American veteran working from home. Thanks to the alliance between the nonprofit group Creating Opportunites by Recognizing Abilities and telemarketing company West Corp., more than 260 veterans now are employed as contracted agents, setting their own schedules and telecommuting […]

Avaya Offers to Buy Ubiquity Software

Avaya Inc.said Friday it has offered to buy Britain-based Ubiquity Software Corp. for approximately $144 million in cash. Avaya would pay 37.3 pence, or 73 cents, for every Ubiquity share. Ubiquity develops and markets SIP-based software for fixed and mobile communications service providers, systems integrators, independent software vendors and channel partners. Avaya builds the networks […]

TelePacific to Buy Fellow CLEC Arrival

Now that TelePacific Communications serves the Central California market thanks to its Pac-West acquisition last year, the company is expanding in that area with another merger announced on Wednesday. TelePacific Communications said it will buy Arrival Communications, gaining 64,000 access line equivalents in California, and giving wholesale customers use of Arrivals network and colocation facilities. […]

Start Gambling Early

Dont miss out on the Channel Partners Expos incredible prize giveaways! As always, one special early bird will win $1,000 cash as well as three nights stay at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. If you are a qualified attendee* and you register by Feb.2,you will be entered automatically to win the Early Bird prize. You […]

Level 3 to Buy Broadwing for $1.4 Billion

Level 3 Communications Inc. said today that it agreed to buy Broadwing Corp. for $1.4 billion in cash and stock, nearly doubling its enterprise telecom business and deepening its wholesale position. “This provides significant value for investors beyond the obvious benefit of industry consolidation,” said Level 3 CFO Sunit Patel said during a conference call. […]

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 […]

Ampd Gets Channelized

Ampd Mobile Inc., the multimedia-heavy MVNO that launched in January on Verizon Wireless 3G EV-DO network, is spending the fall building out and ramping up its channel distribution network. Ampd focuses on its multimedia capabilities as a differentiator. We realized that to get the local distribution and coverage we needed, we had to turn to […]

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