US Business Spending on Wireline Data Declining

Across nearly every category of wireline data services, spending by U.S. businesses is falling in 2009, reports In-Stat. Overall, the market research firm expects a nearly 2 percent decline in U.S. business spending on wireline data services, which represents the first time this market has declined in the 10 plus years In-Stat has been tracking […]

TouchTone DIA Cash Bonus, Pricing Promotions Extended

TouchTone Communications today announced the extension of its Dedicated Internet Access Cash Bonus and Pricing promotions through the end of year. Participating channel partners can take advantage of special port pricing starting at $155, as well as sizeable commissions as high as $5,686 per data T1. Dedicated Internet service is available within the 48 contiguous […]

Lightyear Announces New CPE Data Program

The new CPE Data Program from Lightyear Network Solutions allows customers to connect easily to Lightyear’s network services. The program, designed for DS-1, NxT1 and DS-3 Dedicated Internet customers, includes provisioning ADTRAN Netvanta Routers as part of Lightyear’s total solution. Configuration, installation and support are handled by Lightyear’s in-house certified technicians; the CPE Data Program includes […]

PowerNet Global Adds Verizon DIA

PowerNet Global Enterprise Solutions, a division of reseller PowerNet Global Communications, has announced the availability of Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) through Verizon. Each DIA order submitted through PNG’s online agent portal also will include an automatic quote for PNG’s Managed CPE service. Agents can help customers cut cost and receive 24/7 monitoring with this offer. […]

Hosted IP PBX . . . Who Cares ????

By Ted Schuman, CEO, PlanetOne Communications First and foremost, I think we would all agree that hosted IP PBX technology will eventually dominate our landscape but I am so tired of getting calls from Wanna Be Providers pitching me on their latest and greatest and why I need to distribute their products at PlanetOne. Aside […]

Qwest Expands Wholesale Gigabit Ethernet Services to 10gbps

Qwest Communications International Inc. will offer wholesale customers Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) over Ethernet with speeds from 2gbps to 10gbps within key U.S. metropolitan markets. Wholesale customers can order Qwest DIA over Ethernet in 1gbps increments to consolidate Internet traffic and realize significant cost savings, said Qwest. A few years ago, people didn’t think companies […]

Agents Selling Cellular Broadband Cards as Backup DIA

By Dan Baldwin, director of sales, ATEL Communications Inc. Our in-house telemarketer brought me what seemed to be a decent lead a construction company supervisor needed help getting dedicated Internet access (DIA) to a construction trailer where the local RBOC claimed DSL was unavailable. I looked up the construction company on the Internet and they […]

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