Globalstar Adds New Gateway

Globalstar LLC (Booth 714), the worlds most widely used handheld satellite phone provider and a leading supplier of high-value satellite voice and data services to business, announces it has enhanced service coverage in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean with the opening of a new Globalstar gateway in Sebring, Fla. The opening of […]

FonVantage Expands U.S. Network Coverage Area

FonVantage, a subsidiary of Fionda Group LLC (Booth 605) and powered by CommPartners, is expanding its VoIP network coverage area to include more than 92 percent of the calling public in the contiguous United States, plus Hawaii. The companys nationwide footprint is now comprised of a privately owned IP network and extended coverage through partnerships […]

TCS: VoIP Verify Meets FCCs E911 Mandate

TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), which provides wireless data technologies to carriers, enterprise and government customers, today introduced its TCS VoIP Verify service. It gives VoIP subscribers through their operators the ability to dial a predefined number, such as “933,” from their VoIP phones to determine the availability and extent of emergency services coverage from the caller’s […]

Space Data, MCI Enter Roaming Pact

Space Data Corp., a company providing wireless data services in rural areas, on Thursday announced a mutual roaming agreement with MCI Inc. Space Data and MCI’s SkyTel expect to begin offering roaming this month for location and fleet management services, with roaming capabilities for two-way messaging service to follow later this year. Space Data offers […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

NextWeb, a large fixed-wireless business ISP based in California, is launching VoIP services using the wholesale VoIP service of CommPartners, a provider of privately branded, VoIP services and IP-to-PSTN interconnection carrier services. NextWeb has an extensive pre-WiMAX network that can reach 500,000 SMBs in northern and southern California. The VoIP service was to finish beta […]

PowerNet Global Grows Nationwide Wireless Program

Responding to strong feedback from its agents and affinity groups, PowerNet Global (Booth 514) says it is set to expand its PowerNet Mobile Wireless program to include new coverage areas, phone models and enhanced features and services. The company, a sponsor of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, launched PowerNet Mobile last December and says […]

CommPartners Raises $15M for Network Buildout, Sale Channel Development

CommPartners (Booth 109), an IP-based network operator and telephony services and solutions company, has completed a $15 million capital financing round that will let it accelerate the buildout of its nationwide IP/PSTN for VoIP services, and augment its sales channel and carrier services programs. The company plans to extend its IP/PSTN network coverage to 95 […]

Round Table

…ON CINGULAR WIRELESS’ PENDING ACQUISITION OF AT&T WIRELESS… “This merger shouldn’t raise prices. Since AT&T wasn’t a low-price leader this should not have an impact on prices. But after the wave of mergers is complete, I think we’ll see a more intelligent approach to pricing which means the carriers might not be giving away the […]

RESELLER CHANNEL: Time Warner Cable Floats on SkyRiver

Posted: 5/2003 Time Warner Cable Floats on SkyRiver By Khali Henderson Time Warner Cable will supplement its fiber optic and cable broadband network with broadband wireless access from SkyRiver Communications Inc. in the San Diego area — a move that more and more broadband service providers are considering as a way to increase margins and […]

The Letter: Spring Cleaning

Posted: 04/2002 Spring Cleaning A broken tile in the entryway. A ratty reclining chair. Kid’s toys on the stairs. Year-old magazines on the coffee table. Isn’t it funny how we can look over these things a hundred times and not think anything of them … that is until company is coming. A similarly clarifying event […]

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