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Voice over Wi-Fi Soon to Take Off

As Wi-Fi becomes more accepted and widely used, the next step in the evolution of wireless technology inevitably turns to voice over Wi-Fi. This aspect of the telecom industry represents a good growth area for channel partners to learn about and a useful service to eventually offer to their clients. ABI Research says the pieces […]

Reselling Hosted VoIP May Not be as Easy as it Looks

Wholesale VoIP has been in the news lately, and the news hasn’t been all that good. Level 3 Communications Inc., supposedly one of the premiere wholesalers of hosted PBX services, is pulling out of the business, shuttering its (3)Tone service, which is being resold by as many as 100 service providers. Level 3 will shut […]

Beyond Hotspots

As the Wi-Fi market matures, partners have sighted yet more shores of opportunity beyond the sea of public hotspots. Some equipment vendor channel initiatives offer partners - particularly VARs - opportunities for a business-oriented convergent sale that combines hardware with services and applications. Meanwhile, new markets for Wi-Fi are appearing, and a trend towards co-marketing is enabling […]

Advantage Telcom Features New ADTRAN Products

Texas-based Advantage Telcom (Booth 426) is showing some of the new ADTRAN Inc. products it is distributing for use in service providers networks. ADTRAN makes products ranging from IP access routers and VPN devices to IADs and Ethernet switches. Advantage offers several of ADTRANs new technologies. The first is the NetVanta 1000 Series family of […]

Telular Expands Wireless Dial-Tone Dealer Program

Telular Corp. is expanding its dealer program for its PhoneCell product line, which offers wireless dial tone. It also announced deals with mobile operator Sprint PCS and wireless reseller OPEX Communications. The Phonecell SX5T is the CDMA version of Telular’s fixed wireless terminal and the company’s latest model. Channel partners in the OPEX program sell […]

Insecure about Security?

Analyst firms have nothing but good words for the booming security market. The Yankee Group, for one, predicted global demand for network security would generate nearly $13 billion in revenue in 2004. What does this mean for the agent channel? It means the time is now to get in on a very lucrative market and […]

WHP Ships Cellsocket Wireline-Replacement Device

WHP Wireless Inc. is shipping its Cellsocket cellular phone accessory. The device lets users connect to corded or cordless phones, allowing them to make and receive calls from their home or office phones while using cellular service. Cellsocket is available through wholesale distributors. WHP’s Cellsocket lets users forgo local telephone service by plugging into a […]

Online Companies Determine Top Games of 2004

Online wireless retailer LetsTalk and the editors of IGN.com, a destination for video gamers, have issued a Top 10 List of Wireless Games for 2004 as well as Editor’s Choice Awards of the best games to buy for the upcoming holiday season. "Cell phones have become so much more than just a communication device," says […]

Pick & Pack

One of the largest pain points for mobile virtual network operators - even those experienced in the network services business - is handset fulfillment. One company that specializes in logistics for the wireless industry offers a solution that’s tailor- made for wireless resellers that may be using multiple underlying networks, multiple handset vendors or customized packaging or […]

Not Neccesarily News

Looking for L-O-V-E Finding love through the keyboard is passé now it’s time to discover “the one” via cell phone text messaging. “Mobilehookup” will do just that this fall, thanks to Telenor Interactive and Voice Courier Mobile, the companies launching the dating service. “Text messaging is a fun, convenient way for people to connect and […]

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