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Ericsson to Support Cincinnati Bell Ringtones

Ericsson will host, manage and provide content for Cincinnati Bell Inc.’s ringback tone service. Ericsson will perform systems integration, hosting and day-to-day management of the service from its operations center in Plano, Texas. Also, the service will feature content from Ericsson’s music and entertainment partners. Based on Ericsson’s Personalized Greeting Service platform, Cincinnati Bell Wireless […]

Telecom Companies Offer Holiday Cheer

With the holidays comes all manner of charitable giving and opportunities to reach out and touch someone. As Christmas, Hanukkah and other celebrations approach, a number of telecom companies are providing holiday cheer to children and military families.

Excell Services Celebrates Automation Milestone

Excell Services (Booth 808) is celebrating three years of providing Voice Recognition Directory Assistance (VDA) technology. Excells VDA is an automated DA service that functions much like the best human operators. The service makes every residential, business, and government directory listing in the United States available via automation. An additional feature allows callers to be […]

Prepaid: Its Whats In Store for Small Business Conferencing

Hot on the heels of other stored-value services, such as longdistance, wireless and debit cards, Web and audio conferencing now are being offered on a prepaid basis and made available through similar channels as other stored-value products the mass retailers. Prepaid conferencing allows service providers to avoid fighting to deliver the lowest-cost service to the […]

TCS: VoIP Verify Meets FCCs E911 Mandate

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), which provides wireless data technologies to carriers, enterprise and government customers, today introduced its TCS VoIP Verify service. It gives VoIP subscribers through their operators the ability to dial a predefined number, such as “933,” from their VoIP phones to determine the availability and extent of emergency services coverage from the caller’s […]

MVNOs Woo International Callers

Primus Wireless is among a growing number of mobile virtual network operators seeking to court Americans with roots outside of the United States. Formed in December, the company has introduced post-paid wireless service for Americans placing calls to India, Korea, Russia and other countries around the world. “No one has really addressed” the international calling […]

A+ Promotes Flat Rate Virtual Office

A+ Conferencing (Booth 305) is promoting a resale program for its TeleCenter toll-free, flat-rate virtual office service. With TeleCenter, subscribers can stay in touch with their prospects, customers and distributors without worrying about per-minute fees or excess charges for inbound calls, A+ says. According to A+, TeleCenter enables subscribers to present themselves as well-established businesses […]

The Pitch: New Tricks of the 10-10-XXX Trade

Posted: 09/2000 New Tricks of the 10-10-XXX Trade By Khali Henderson With day parts, fees and free tie-ins, marketing consumer long-distance services could be considered somewhat of a black art–exemplified in no small measure by dial-around services. Almost magically, purveyors of casual calling services have overcome limited marketing budgets, large carrier backlash, a bill-padding scandal […]

The Pitch: Targeting Callers with e-Mail Marketing

Posted: 08/2000 Targeting Callers with e-Mail Marketing By Tara Seals International Data Corp. (www.idc.com) estimates there are 400 million online mailboxes worldwide–all potential destinations for an e-mail marketing message. But experts say getting results is not as easy as compiling a mailing list and pressing the “send” button. Among benefits of e-mail marketing are heighten […]

Special Report – As the Post-271 World Turns

Posted: 03/2000 Where to Find the Best Customers for Prepaid Services Pinpointing Ethnic Populations Use of prepaid cards by ethnic callers continues to be a strong source of growth for the U.S. prepaid communications industry, according to research by ATLANTIC-ACM (www.atlantic-acm.com). The diverse ethnicities in the United States offer service providers many opportunities for niche […]

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