Premiere Global Extends to China

Reaching out from its headquarters in Atlanta, Premiere Global Services Inc. (Booth 1426) formed a strategic agreement with a service provider in China to go after its conferencing services market, which business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan says will see a 22.5 percent compound annual growth rate. The travel crunch is affecting China […]

Premiere Global Enters Chinese Market

Premiere Global Services (PGI) announced it has entered the Chinese market through a strategic agreement with one of China’s leading communications service providers. Through this new arrangement, companies doing business in China will now be able to meet and collaborate virtually via Premiere Global’s audio and Web conferencing solutions. Premiere Global’s entry into China follows its […]

Verizon Business Expands Audio Conferencing in China

Verizon Business has expanded Verizon Global Access services in China. Users anywhere in the country now can join audio conferences for the cost of a local call from landline or mobile phones. A local national access number, now accessible from more than 300 cities within China, routes directly to Verizon Business’ global conferencing service. In […]

BSG Arm Works with China Mobile Division

Billing Services Group Clearing Solutions GmbH, the German division of Billing Services Group (BSG), and China Mobiles subsidiary, Advanced Roaming Clearing House (ARCH), this week said they are working together to deliver telecommunications data clearing services. ARCH, a subsidiary company of China Mobile (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd, is the first clearing house to offer international […]

Asia Netcom Steps Up as Silk-Road to Asia

Hong Kong-based telecommunications operator Asia Netcom (Booth 125), is readying a major push into the North American market with connectivity solutions for U.S. corporations to leverage cost savings available in the world’s fastest growing region. Founded in March 2003 by a consortium led by China Netcom (CNC), the ownership structure of Asia Netcom recently changed […]

Phone Plus Prepaid:  ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES

Posted: 6/2003 ADDS, MOVES & CHANGES * VendTek Systems Inc. has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Weiguo Lang and Sherri MacDonald. In his capacity as director, Lang will aid President Paul Brock in setting strategic direction in China. Lang is chairman and CEO of Q-Net Technologies Inc. Lang was introduced to […]

Chinese Companies Look Abroad

Over the last few years, tech giants, including the world’s largest telecommunications equipment makers, have aimed to establish or expand relationships in a country where the majority of people still don’t own a phone: China. Despite remarkable growth in a country that feeds about four times as many people — 1.3 billion mouths — as […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: RETAIL NEWS

Posted: 3/2003 RETAIL NEWS Blackstone Launches Prepaid Traffic School By Tara Seals Blackstone Calling Card Inc. added prepaid online traffic school to its suite of prepaid products and services. The service is available in Florida and will roll out nationwide by the third quarter. "Approximately 3.5 million tickets are issued each year in the state […]

In Box – William Lee’s China Connection

Posted: 05/2001 In Box A Nice MeetingPlace I read the January article on a portal-web-user interface ("Service on a Portal," January 2001 PHONE+) that enables enhanced communication. The article gave an informative view of WebEx as a select communication portal enabler, which prompted me to contact you regarding Latitude Communication’s web-conferencing application. You may be […]

Trading Desk: DS-3 Bandwidth Rates Increase 6 Percent

Posted: 11/2000 DS-3 Bandwidth Rates Increase 6 Percent The RTBX*RPI tracks the current weighted average price of coast-to-coast DS-3 pricing. The September 2000 rate of $26,100 increased $1,410 from the August 2000 rate of $24,690, an increase of 6 percent (as of Sept. 15). Current month-to-previous-month rate comparisons of specific international termination markets are illustrated […]

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