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Is LEC Billing the Next E-Wallet?

DESPITE THE INCREASED SOPHISTICATION of the online marketplace, and the staggering growth in the number of e-commerce transactions conducted in 2006, payment acceptance limitations remain a significant issue to the digital merchant community. The large majority of transactions conducted online are performed via credit card. Yet, according to countless consumer surveys, the security of personal […]

Verizon Holds Agent Kickoff Event Despite Contract Questions

Despite lingering questions and concerns about Verizons new agent agreement, about two-thirds of the agents invited to participate in the 2007 Verizon Solutions Partner Program attended the kickoff meeting Wednesday in Basking Ridge, N.J., the company said. Nearly 100 agents 60 percent of them former MCI Solutions Partners and 40 percent legacy Verizon agents were […]

CEO Forum: Despite Challenges, Opportunities Exist

While consolidation of the large carriers will create even larger Goliaths for competitive carriers to battle against, these combinations could create benefits for CompTel/ASCENT members, according to executives on Tuesday afternoons CEO Forum titled The Future of CLEC Business Models. For example, XO Communications CEO Carl Grivner said he expects prices to begin to stabilize […]

CEOs Upbeat Despite Regulatory Picture

Participants in todays CEO Forum at CompTel/ASCENT generally are upbeat about the industry as a whole and their particular companies prospects for success. That will be a key focus of discussion during the panel. Also expect discussion on the impact of new regulatory decisions on the competitive telecom industry and these individual carriers, and the […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: How the Rest Was Won

Posted: 3/2003 How the Rest Was Won Agents Stick by CLECs Despite Rough Ride By Tara Seals Consolidation. Bell long-distance re-entry. The use of facilities vs. the unbundled network element-platform (UNE-P). These and other threats have made the open range of competition a dangerous place to roam. But some CLECs have conquered the frontier and […]

ASCENT Pleased with Successful Event, Despite Economic, Travel Challenges

Posted: 1/2002 ASCENT Pleased with Successful Event, Despite Economic, Travel Challenges By Josh LongThe Association of Communications Enterprises (ASCENT) reported its Nov. 11-14 Fall Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., was a success, despite an industry-wide recession and corporate cutbacks on business travel.One hundred twelve exhibitors showed their wares, and nearly 1,600 people attended the […]

ASCENT Pleased with Successful Event, Despite Economic, Travel Challenges

Posted: 1/2002 ASCENT Pleased with Successful Event, Despite Economic, Travel Challenges By Josh Long #1: Homer and Lance Daniels, Plex-net Communications Services Inc.; Pam and Craig Hill, Virtual Back Office Software Inc. #2: Karen Chase and John Huddleston, Qwest Communications International Inc. #3: Bob Jacobs and Troy Baldree, Access Point Inc.; Paul Valenzuela, Call Center […]

Back Office – Convergent Billing Slow to Catch On Despite Promise

Advanced Search Latest state, federal regulatory compliance actions. Posted: 08/2001 Back Office Convergent Billing Slow to Catch On Despite Promise By Chris Garifo A single, convergent bill for residential and business telecommunications consumers has been an industry Holy Grail for years now, but the move toward reaching that goal is taking longer than the initial […]

Resellers Pursue PCS Despite Setbacks

Posted: 09/1998 Resellers Pursue PCS Despite Setbacks By Khali Henderson Once considered resellers’ best hope of bringing a wireless product to market, personal communications services (PCS) have been nearly as hard-won as cellular. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has settled a long-standing dispute between resellers and potential PCS carriers by reaffirming its resale policies up […]

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