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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 […]

Joe Theismann Stares Down Change

If there is one person who can address the Challenge of Change, its Joe Theismann. The former all-pro quarterback for the Washington Redskins experienced one of recent historys more memorable life changes when he broke his leg in a dramatic tackle during a Monday Night Football game in 1985. The compound fracture would be etched […]

PHONE+ Advertorials

PHONE+ March 2007 To read the full March issue of PHONE+, click here. Sprint Meets Mobility Challenge: Application Enablement by Sprint   AireSpring’s Nationwide Local Offer Answers Agents’ S.O.S. by AireSpring   PHONE+ February 2007 To read the full February issue of PHONE+, click here. Sprint Leads 3G Rev. A Rollout by Sprint   Accelerate […]

Whats NEXT?

Its been a terrific week here in Las Vegas, with lots of informative, and often entertaining, speeches, sessions and show floor discussions and demos. But all good things must end. This marks the final day for the TELECOM 05 exhibit floor, and the shows conference programs conclude tomorrow. While working on this current show and […]

CEO Forum Explores the Changing Landscape of Communications

From regulatory changes to evolving networks and product sets, the competitive industry has endured unprecedented and rapid change over the past few years. To get a sanity check on current challenges and future opportunities, leading CEOs will share their insights in a roundtable discussion today at 2:30 p.m. led by CompTel President and CEO Earl […]

WTG Unveils Ultimate Winners Challenge

World Telecom Group (WTG, Booth 713), a master agency, is running a reward program from Oct. 1, 2005 – March 31, 2006 that gives winning partners free travel and lodging for its annual event, Tee & Sea 2006. Dubbed the Ultimate Winners Challenge, the contest automatically enters partners who submit orders between Oct. 1 and […]

Conference Group Speeds Provisioning, Call Initiation

The Conference Group (Booth 820) announces enhancement to its Instant Passcode Link and On-Demand Outlook Integration for its conferencing services. Introduced in 2004, the Instant Passcode Link provides an on-demand customer interface that allows immediate issuance of conference passcodes 24 hours per day. Since its inception, the Instant Passcode Link has afforded our agents and […]

Vero Systems to Hold Users Group Meeting

Vero Systems Inc. (Booth 200), a sponsor of the CompTel/ASCENT Convention & Expo, is holding its annual Vero Systems Acuite Users Group and Conference on Thursday at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Among the topics tentatively scheduled for the invitation-only meeting is a discussion of the Acuite product roadmap and how the new features will […]

VoiceLog Challenges TPV Vendors

VoiceLog LLC (Booth 311), a provider of third-party verification (TPV) for the telecommunications and competitive energy markets, announces the VoiceLog Challenge, an offer to take on all TPV vendors. In the challenge, VoiceLog intends to prove it delivers more good sales and a better user experience than other speech recognition-driven or live-operator TPV vendors. Key […]

Diversity Pays Off

Post-WorldCom and Global Crossing bankruptcies, agents have been forced to evaluate how much carrier diversity to offer in their portfolios. This month, T@G converses with three master agents about the advantages and disadvantages of carrier diversity. The main response? The only drawback to offering a variety of carriers is increasing the chance that salespeople and […]

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