deal

 

Motorola Invests in Vocera

Motorola Inc., through its strategic venture capital division, has bought a stake in Vocera Communications, the company said Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Vocera Communications System lets workers communicate over a facility’s wireless network through a hands-free, wearable badge. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company serves hospitals, hotels, libraries and other retail businesses. […]

Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon Sign $6 Billion Deal

Verizon Wireless will use network equipment, software and services from Alcatel-Lucent for its network expansion. The three-year deal is worth $6 billion, the companies said Monday. The products from Alcatel-Lucent will help Verizon Wireless increase the coverage and capacity of its wide-area broadband data network. The carrier also will introduce new A-IMS services including VoIP, […]

Integra Snaps Up Rival Eschelon

CLEC merger fever on the East Coast is spreading to the West Coast. Integra Telecom Inc. announced on Tuesday it is buying rival CLEC Eschelon Telecom Inc. for $30 per share, or approximately $566 million. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Integra is based in Portland, Ore., and serves business throughout […]

TBI Partners to Sell Covad Products

Telecom Brokerage Inc.s (TBI) distribution network of more than 600 independent sales partners will sell Covad Communications Group Inc.s VoIP and broadband products to small businesses. The deal was announced at the Spring 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo. TBI will sell Covads portfolio of business class DSL, T1, and hosted and non-hosted voice solutions. […]

Info Directions Lands Upgrade Deal

Info Directions, a top maker of billing, rating order management and workflow systems for telecom operators, announced that service provider New Horizon Communications (NHC) of Waltham, Mass., is upgrading to its CostGuard.NET OSS/BSS Software. NHC will use CostGuard.NET in the Info Directions ASP to manage rating, billing, operations and customer care functions for its rapidly […]

D&H Distributes TalkSwitch Phone Systems

TalkSwitch now markets its phone systems through D&H Distributing Co. Inc., which has 12,000 reseller agents in the United States. The deal takes effect immediately. D&H has a distinguished history as one of the most trusted electronics distributors in the United States, said Jan Scheeren, president and CEO of TalkSwitch. They have ubiquitous coverage, outstanding […]

KeaneTel Announced Lead-Gen Deal with FITA

Master agency KeaneTel this week announced a five-year deal with the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) to provide telecom, Internet, data, e-mail and related services to the associations 250,000 company members. Currently thousands of FITA member companies are purchasing services under FITA programs with a single carrier. KeaneTel will become the preferred telecom vendor […]

ESPN Mobile Rises Again

Verizon Wireless said Thursday it would take over the exclusive distribution of ESPN content under a multiyear agreement. The deal quells rumors that Sprint Nextel Corp. would snag the distribution deal; Sprint was the underlying provider for ESPNs ill-fated MVNO play, ESPN Mobile, which was launched in February 2006 and lasted less than a year. […]

Cedar Point, TNCI Break New Ground With Deal

Cedar Point Communications Inc. and TransNational Communications Inc. (TNCI) have teamed up for a couple of firsts. TNCI will deploy Cedar Points SAFARI C³ Multimedia Switching System, a VoIP platform for SMBs, in its network, which makes it the first facilities-based offering for the national reseller. The agreement also marks Cedar Points entry into the […]

Waveleap, Cantata Deal Paves Way for Wholesale Protocol Conversion Services

Waveleap Communications, a company that provides IP-based call termination and conversion to service providers, is using Cantata Technologys IMG 1010 Integrated Media and Signaling VoIP Gateway in its network. The deal is significant since Waveleap was looking to provide transcoding for multiple voice compression protocols; Cantatas gateway translates any protocol so networks can talk to […]

The ID is: 75934