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Court Hears Vonage Appeal of Patent Infringement Case

A federal court on Monday heard oral arguments in the Vonage Holdings-Verizon Communications Inc. patent dispute. Not much seemed to come of the hearing, except for Judge Timothy B. Dyks suggestion that a compromise between the two companies would let Vonage keep signing new subscribers while finding a technology-workaround. Dyk was the only one of […]

iTEMize Technologies Simplifies TEM for the Small to Midmarket

iTEMize has been in the TEM space for more than five years and launched its channel program in September 2006. The company focuses primarily on the small to midmarket ($5,000 to $500,000 per month in telecom spend). Sold as a subscription-based SaaS application, iTEMize was specifically designed and priced with agents in mind in order […]

Nacchio Attorneys File for New Trial

Attorneys for former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio filed motions Monday for an acquittal, a new trial and a change of venue in his insider trading case. His attorneys said the jury that convicted him on 19 of 42 counts in April was exposed to public attacks on Nacchio. A judge has denied […]

New VoIP System at CXtec Provides Better Customer Interaction

Over 70 percent of CXtecs sales are to established customers, which is a testament to the companys unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. So as the end of support for CXtecs PBX software and voice mail system neared, maintaining quality customer communication was a high priority when choosing a new system. In fact, two local customers […]

Supreme Court Dismisses Twombly Suit

Citing a lack of specifics, the Supreme Court has dismissed what stood to be the most important antitrust case in 20 years. Judges on Monday voted 7-2 to reject the Bell Atlantic (Verizon Communications Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc., SBC Communications Inc. and BellSouth Corp.) v. Twombly suit. In a memo to clients, lawyers for […]

Out of the Loop

Out of the Loop The Bells are on course to do away with more copper loops than ever, an apparent rush to beat the clock in case the FCC institutes a stringent review process.

Vonage Asks Appeals Court to Throw Out Verizon Case

A day after the U.S. Supreme Court made a ruling in a major patent case, Vonage Holdings Corp. asked to have the patent infringement case against it thrown out. On Monday, Supreme Court judges issued a decision in the patent law case KSR v. Teleflex that has been pending for several years. Essentially, the judges […]

Training Camp

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Since BellSouth was taken over by AT&T, BellSouth Authorized Agents have had to put in more than 50 hours on training and testing to be able to sell across the AT&T portfolio and across the country. That’s a lot of time and effort, but you get to expand from nine states […]

Vonage Fraught With Troubles Amid Patent Case Loss

Vonage Holdings Corp.s stock hit its lowest point ever this week and CEO Michael Snyder resigned as the company dealt with the fallout from losing a VoIP patent dispute to Verizon Communications Inc. At press time, Vonage was likely to pay millions more in bond money than originally expected and it faced the prospect of […]

Appeals Court to Hear Vonage-Verizon Case on April 24

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in the Vonage-Verizon patent case on April 24. That means Vonage Holdings Corp. will be able to sign new subscribers until at least that day. The VoIP provider late last Friday received a stay of injunction that would have stopped the company from adding new customers. Analysts for […]

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