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U.S. to Maintain Internet Governance

Leaders at the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunisia have agreed to keep, for now, governance of the Internets domain name system in the hands of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the California-based nonprofit group that answers to the U.S. government. A number of countries had joined the European […]

Annan Responds to Allegations of UN Designs on Internet

The United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) meets next week in Tunisia, and already has garnered a considerable amount of controversy over reports the body wants to take over control of the Internet. The WSIS contends it wants to address the so-called digital divide. In an op-ed piece originally run in the […]

Adigo Adds International Toll Free Service Destinations to Conferencing Offering

Adigo Inc. (Booth 720) says it has added countries to its available International Toll Free Services, which allows international call participants to dial directly into an Adigo conference call using toll-free numbers from within their countries. Adigo sells its products through both direct and indirect channels, including a worldwide network of affiliates and resellers. Adigo […]

Fonality Debuts With Low-Cost IP PBX

Fonality today came out of stealth mode with the launch of its PBXtra IP PBX for small businesses. This is our coming out, says Fonality founder and CEO Chris Lyman. He says the company has been selling PBXtra since October 2004 and now serves nearly 10,000 lines in 30 states and four countries. The company […]

MVNOs Woo International Callers

Primus Wireless is among a growing number of mobile virtual network operators seeking to court Americans with roots outside of the United States. Formed in December, the company has introduced post-paid wireless service for Americans placing calls to India, Korea, Russia and other countries around the world. “No one has really addressed” the international calling […]

Logical Exchange Targets Resellers

Logical Exchange LLC, which provides foreign exchange or virtual presence Internet telephone service for developing countries and cash-based economies, has launched its INXcash program for resellers worldwide. INXcash is a new international calling service that incorporates calling card convenience with Internet phone service. Subscribers buy INXcash voucher and PIN codes from local resellers, and then […]

Telecom, IT Companies Aid Tsunami-Stricken Countries

As governments confront the destruction from the Dec. 26 tsunami in Indonesia, the private sector is stepping in to talk about developing alert systems that could save thousands or millions of lives. Companies also are extending the use of their technologies and raising money for relief and humanitarian aid. On the alert front, San Diego-based […]

TeleGlobe/ITXC Contends for Wholesale Heavyweight Title

AT&T Corp., France Telecom and Global Crossing Ltd. and MCI are among the telecom companies now facing a new rival in the wholesale international voice business. Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd., of Montreal acquired ITXC Corp., the company specializing in routing Internet voice traffic internationally, including to and from developing countries. The combined company carried about […]

Carrier Channel: NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 6/2003 NEWS BRIEFS * France-based ComoreTel has partnered with Teleglobe Inc. to improve its international toll-free services by offering worldwide toll-free dialing from an additional 76 countries, bringing its total access to about 100 countries. ComoreTel’s Global269 provides freephone access from countries around the world through just one number. ComoreTel chose Teleglobe as a […]

ASCENT: Antel Telecom Debuts Call Center for U.S. Carriers

Bolivia could be the next offshore destination for U.S. companies looking to outsource call center operations. Antel Telecom Inc. (Booth 101) has announced the availability of its new call center, located in Bolivia’s capital, La Paz. This is the first international call center of its type in that country. Antel Telecom’s call center hosts about […]

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