TAG Members to Sell Converged Access Platforms

Converged Access Inc., which helps companies manage performance of their IP applications, today teamed with Technology Assurance Group National LLC (TAG), a national organization of independently owned telecommunication companies. Through TAGs members, SMBs will be able to buy platforms that manage and control VoIP performance, and data and converged applications performance. The deals terms allow […]

CTIA, Wi-Fi Alliance Team to Certify Converged Handsets

The Wi-Fi Alliance has teamed with CTIA The Wireless Association to develop and promote certification programs for converged Wi-Fi/mobile handsets. The groups said on Thursday they will create test programs for overlapping aspects of converged Wi-Fi/mobile phones. They initially will focus on radio frequency (RF) performance mapping in a mixed network environment. Future work will […]

Companies Announce Support for Disney Mobile

Now that the Walt Disney Co. has announced the launch of its own MVNO and accompanying phone, several companies revealed today they have been contracted to help bring Disney Mobile to market. Telcordia Technologies Inc. is hosting the MVNO with its platform that includes the converged application server and converged real-time charging software. The company […]

Convergin Server Gets Nortel Certification

Convergin at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas said its Accolade Wireless Convergence Server has received a Certificate of Compatibility from Nortel Networks, after the server completed testing with Nortel’s Communication Server 2000. Combined with Nortel’s Communication Server 2000, the Convergin Wireless Convergence Server helps service providers deploy IMS-ready architecture so they can migrate from legacy […]

KPMG Study Offers Dim View on Revenue-Generating Potential for Converged Services

New information on consumer willingness to pay a premium for converged services is being unveiled today by KPMG LLP. And the news aint good. As the industry moves toward converging voice and data on cell phones, many consumers say they might be unwilling to pay a premium for them, according to the audit, tax and […]

TEM Provides Key to Long-Term Clients, Prosperity in Converged World

If you are relying on your inside relationships to keep you in good stead with your clients while delivering commodity network services, your preferred vendor status could be in jeopardy. Telecom expense and facilities management services can help you prove your value every day, and thats what panel participants will discuss today during the Counting […]

PHONE+ Announces First CSP Certified Graduates

PHONE+ HONORS THE FIRST graduates of the new Converged Solutions Provider Certification Program at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 1, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Ben Henkels, CEO for managed service provider Henkels Holdings of Idaho, and Christy Green, outside sales representative for agency Cory Communications Inc. in […]

Verilink Faces Nasdaq Delisting

Verilink Corp., which makes products that help ILECs, CLECs, IXCs and other carriers build converged access networks, is in danger of losing its Nasdaq listing. The trading network said Verilinks stock has sold for less than the minimum $1 requirement for the last 30 trading days. Verilink has until July 10 to regain compliance. The […]

PHONE+ to Host Your Most Important Sales Meeting

PHONE+ magazine announces the Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo will be held March 1-3, 2006, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The most comprehensive trade show for the indirect sales channel serving the converged communications market, the expo expects to draw more than 2,500 participants and more than 175 […]

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