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Nokia to Acquire Navteq for $8.1 Billion

Nokia said Monday it is buying navigation software maker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion. Nokia will pay $78 for each Navteq share including outstanding options. The deal has been approved by both companies boards and is subject to customary closing and regulatory conditions. It is expected to close during the first quarter of 2008. Nokia […]

Telecom Rumors Abound

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO The Telecom world is rife with rumor: The Google phone. Cable buying Sprint. Sprint merging with Clearwire. Alltel actively looking for buyer. T-Mobile stopped looking for a buyer. XO realized there was no buyer. AT&T buying a satellite TV company. Verizon and AT&T selling a Walled Garden. It’s amazing that people […]

Telcombrokers Begins Buying Spree

In what is described as the first of many acquisitions, master agency Telcombrokers in late December purchased the assets of Tru Choice Communications, a rival master agency based in Corona, Calif. Telcombrokers Dominic Antonini We are very pleased to complete the acquisition of the TruChoice agents and customers. This acquisition marks a step forward in […]

Time Warner Closes Xspedius Acquisition

Time Warner Telecom Inc. on Tuesday closed on its $576 million purchase of Xspedius Communications LLC, the privately held CLEC based in Missouri. The deal was announced July 27. Time Warner has said buying Xspedius expands its metro footprint to 75 markets. Time Warner paid 18.3 million shares of its common stock in addition to […]

ASC Announces Customer Deployment of Carrier Management Solution

Advanced Software Concepts Inc. (ASC, Booth 321) announced that its ASC Carrier Management Solution has been deployed successfully by a major North American telecom service provider. The carriers identity was not disclosed, but ASC and the ILEC are arranging one-onone meetings at the COMPTEL PLUS event to discuss the deployment with carriers. Interested parties should […]

Bandwidth Adds SIP Trunking Platform to Its Partner Program

Bandwidth.com recently announced the expansion of its channel partner program. Bandwidths program now allows VARs to offer its SIP trunking platform in addition to the companys data and network services. “Our goal is to work with hardware manufacturers, distributors and VARs around the country and offer the most comprehensive telecom solutions, including voice products, that […]

LMC Launches Exchange Pro Platform

Interconnection provider Last Mile Connections (LMC) has launched the LMC Exchange Pro, a platform that lets clients maintain complete buying control while managing and procuring their bandwidth services. Members can customize the platform to quote and auction privately with the carriers of their choice. LMC Exchange Pro includes location services, pricing, quoting management, procurement applications […]

Switchvox IP PBXs Offer Junction VoIP Trial

Switchvox, which makes open-source IP PBXs for SMBs and distributes through resellers, on Monday announced a deal with Junction Networks that gives companies buying a Switchbox IP PBX a trial of Junctions VoIP service. Every Switchvox IP PBX system now will come pre-loaded with a Junction Networks’ service account and $10 worth of IP telephony […]

Pannaway Gives AFC-48 Cabinets New Life

Pannaway Technologies Inc. now offers a retrofit, triple-play solution for the tens of thousands of AFC-48 cabinets out there in telecom networks. The product, called SCN-RetroCAB, is 60 percent less expensive than completely replacing the cabinet and buying a new housing and related gear, according to the company. Kevin Brown of Pannaway says the vendor […]

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