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FDN Makes Management Changes

Florida-based FDN Communications has named Kevin Smith chief marketing officer and Jim DaBramo executive vice president of strategic sales. Smith, who has been with the company since 1999 and was vice president of marketing, will oversee all company marketing and promotional efforts. He also will focus on developing customer services and programs geared specifically toward […]

8x8s Martin: With Technology Developing Rapidly, Time to Tackle Regulation

Internet telephony providers are doing a great job of injecting competition into a consolidating phone industry, said 8×8 Chairman and CEO Bryan Martin during a keynote speech at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo on Wednesday. The ever-re-forming Ma Bell continues to lose access line subscribers to VoIP and wireless services, he said, citing a […]

Citel Appoints Executives

Citel Technologies has appointed Clyde Heintzelman as chairman of the board and has named Michael Burke senior vice president of sales and marketing, a new position at the company. Heintzelman replaces Jonathan Watts, who is stepping down. Heintzelman has more than 35 years of board and management experience in the telecommunications industry. He previously held […]

Cablevision Division Starts Referral Partner Program

Optimum Lightpath, the business telecommunications services division of Cablevision Systems Corp., on Monday launched the Optimum Lightpath Referral Partner Program. Optimum said it aims to enable potential partners to generate income without having to invest a lot of money in staff training and certification. “We are aggressively reaching out to value-added resellers, IT and telecom […]

Calence Selects Kellogg to Lead Network Security Solutions Practice

Calence LLC, which builds, manages and optimizes customized, client-centric networks today announced that Greg Kellogg will head its growing network security practice as vice president of security solutions. Kellogg will be responsible for managing the companys overall security strategy, as well as developing new security solutions and service offerings, establishing strategic partnerships, managing strategic client engagements and […]

PreCash, Brightpoint to Process Prepaid Virgin Mobile Minutes

PreCash Inc. is developing a payment processing platform for Virgin Mobile USA accounts; independent PreCash and Brightpoint Inc. dealers will use the application to recharge customers Virgin Mobile prepaid airtime. Through its Accesspoint Dealer Network program, mobile phone distributor Brightpoint will let dealers buy Virgin Mobile ePIN prepaid wireless payments using PreCash’s Web interface. Eligible […]

NENA Approves i2 VoIP Architecture for E911

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) board of directors has approved the NENA Interim VoIP Architecture for Enhanced 911 Services, known as i2. This is NENA’s first major standard on the VoIP and enhanced 911 (E911) system interface. The i2 standard is regarded as an interim system enabling VoIP service providers to deliver E911 service […]

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 […]

Talkfree Aims Service at Third World

Venturing into low-bit-rate VoIP for developing countries, Talkfree Telecom Inc. has announced a wholesale service aimed at third-world markets where access to the Internet is largely over dial-up phone lines with bit rates below 64kbps. Talkfree is assembling resellers in developing territories and already has signed agreements in Cambodia, Vietnam, Egypt and Haiti. Competitors that […]

Buyers United Changes Name to UCN Inc.

UCN Inc. (Booth 511) has changed its corporate name from Buyers United Inc. to UCN Inc. and now trades its common stock on the OTC Bulletin Board under the UCNN symbol. Executives say the new name reflects the companys focus on developing and marketing on-demand contact management software applications, epitomized by the inContact product line, […]

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