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Sprint, Alltel, U.S. Cellular Fined for Not Meeting E911 Deadline

Sprint Nextel, Alltel and U.S. Cellular Corp. are facing a combined $2.8 million worth of fines from the FCC for failing to meet an E911 deadline. Sprint faces a $1.3 million fine, Alltels is $1 million and U.S. Cellulars is $500,000. The FCC said it will fine the companies because they did not meet the […]

Losing the EVDO Challenge to Satellite Internet

By Dan Baldwin, Sales Director, ATEL Communications Inc. This past July I submitted a blog posting about how I had pitched a small construction company the idea of using a cellular EVDO router to provide broadband Internet access to three computer users in a construction trailer that couldn’t get DSL or cable Internet access. While […]

Making Regional Change

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO In speaking with a BellSouth Partner, an interesting fact showed up. There are only about 400,000 business names left in the database for call centers to target. And since there are about 30 call centers operated by either AT&T Southeast or by the various partner agencies, those businesses must get three […]

Wireless Wonders

Boxwave Introduces Apple iPhone A ccessories BoxWave Corp. has announced the availability of its Apple iPhone accessories, ranging from leather cases to charging solutions. The iPhone Designio Leather Case and Leather Sleeve are slim and soft leather storage options that are custom-fitted for a customers Apple iPhone. These cases are available in six colors: jet […]

Agents Selling Cellular Broadband Cards as Backup DIA

By Dan Baldwin, director of sales, ATEL Communications Inc. Our in-house telemarketer brought me what seemed to be a decent lead a construction company supervisor needed help getting dedicated Internet access (DIA) to a construction trailer where the local RBOC claimed DSL was unavailable. I looked up the construction company on the Internet and they […]

Proposed Interim Cap First Step in USF Overhaul

High in Missouris northeastern corner, in a pocket perhaps best known for guided deer and turkey hunts, managers of a local telephone cooperative are keeping an eye on federal Universal Service Fund (USF) reform efforts. The 55-year-old Mark Twain Rural Telephone Co. serves 4,500 subscribers across eight counties, and its costs are about four times […]

Wireless VARs: Step Up Your Game

THROUGH NO TRYING of their own, AT&T/Cingular, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc.s direct sales channels have dominated the delivery of solutions to SMBs. These traditional mobility/cellular service providers have invested heavily in their telemarketing and retail store environments, expecting to drive their future business sales and support through these channels. They […]

Telecom Ramblings

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Let me start by saying this post will be all my opinion on the telecom industry. The Vonage patent loss means that many more patent lawsuits will be coming. Vonage turned to a competitor this week for help. VoIP Inc. was hired for its technology (which it wholly owns) and its […]

OpenMarket Connects 10 Additional Mobile Operators

OpenMarket, which provides OpenMarket Exchange to enable off-portal mobile commerce, has announced 10 new mobile service providers connected to its platform. OpenMarket has relationships with AT&T Inc./Cingular Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp., T-Mobile USA Inc. and Alltel Wireless, and now has added Virgin Mobile USA, metroPCS, Ampd Mobile, SunCom Wireless, Midwest Wireless, Voce Wireless, […]

RADCOM Integrates XML Scripting Engine

RADCOM Ltd. said Monday it has integrated a full XML scripting engine in its SIP service simulation platform. The scripting engine is the companys latest addition to SIPSim and was unveiled at Spring 2007 VON in San Jose, Calif. RADCOMs new SIPSim creates an optimum lab environment to thoroughly test carrier-grade SIP-based products before network […]

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