Dallas WISP to Sell Interlink Global VoIP Services

Blue Wireless & Data Inc. announced it will sell VoIP services under a joint venture with Interlink Global Corp. to Blue Wireless customers in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex where it owns 8,900 square miles of high-speed wireless Internet networks. Under the terms of the agreement, Blue Wireless will provide wireless and wired systems with […]

Beyond Cheap Long-Distance

Efficiency, feature-rich service offerings, increased revenue - for a carrier, VoIP’s triple-pronged value proposition is the same no matter where in the world it’s being used. But for calling-card dealers reselling cheap international termination on a prepaid basis, VoIP primarily has been a way to shave more pennies off rates. As prepaid traffic continues to grow, […]

A+ Offers Free Calling Cards

A+ Conferencing (Booth 328) will be offering free calling cards to Channel Partners Conference & Expo attendees at its booth. The cards give users a conference calling toll-free account with A+ Conferencing, with unlimited conferencing for the next 30 days. A company spokesperson says partners are welcome to stop by and find out more details […]

FCC Says AT&T Avoids Millions of Dollars in Payments

In a case involving prepaid calling cards, federal regulators on Wednesday said AT&T Corp. unlawfully avoided paying millions of dollars in connection fees and universal service contributions that subsidize telecommunications services across the country. FCC Chairman Michael Powell said the $160 million AT&T avoided in universal service contributions on enhanced prepaid calling cards since 1999 […]

Consumer Cellular Expands Private-Label Program

Consumer Cellular Inc. (Booth 329), one of the largest wireless resellers in the United States, is expanding its private-label program by rolling out Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) service to its growing list of wholesale partners. The service operates on the combined GSM network of Cingular and AT&T Wireless. With our new GSM service, […]

AT&T Donates Holiday Calling Cards to Service Personnel

AT&T Corp. is working with the USO this holiday season to distribute 10,000 free prepaid calling cards to servicemen and women recovering in hospitals in the United States and abroad. The retail value of the 100-minute AT&T prepaid cards totals more than $100,000. We know these cards are particularly appreciated during the holidays and were […]

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 […]

Just One Word Plastic

VARs, system integrators and agents would do well to watch some old movies every so often to get a little business advice. Remember the scene in the “The Graduate” when a Los Angeles businessman takes Dustin Hoffman aside and declares, “I just want to say one word to you just one word. Plastic.” Turns out, […]

CC Coupon Combines Calling Cards, Coupons

An upstart called CC Coupon LLC (Booth 129) is bringing new value to calling cards. The company now offers cards that function as both calling cards and coupons "Agents and resellers look for retail distribution points to sell their cards," says Steve Cherry, vice president of CC Coupon, adding that the bulk of calling cards […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: channel news

Posted: 3/2004 channel news PRE Solutions Expands Offerings PRE Solutions Inc. is expanding its product suite to include customized gift card programs from Valutec Card Solutions to their retail replenishment partners. PRE Solutions is rolling out its first gift card launch to Miller Mart. The cards will be offered in $10, $25, $50 and $100 […]

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