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Amdocs Acquires Qpass for $275M

Billing giant Amdocs Ltd. said today it will buy digital content and commerce enabler Qpass Inc. for $275 million. The acquisition will put Amdocs in the mobile content business and beef up its billing solutions for the exploding digital content marketplace in general. Qpass software supports digital commerce (including billing and partner settlement), service activation […]

Microsoft to Invest in DRM Technologies

Microsoft Corp. said today it will make significant investments in its digital rights management (DRM) technologies for the wireless industry. Were responding to our wireless partners around the world who are asking for a solution to enable new scenarios in the industry, said Kevin Johnson, co-president of the platforms and services division at Microsoft. We […]

Axalto Signs Multiple MVNO, MVNE Deals

Axalto, a provider of microprocessor cards for digital networks, said on Tuesday at CTIA it signed 11 multiyear agreements with MVNOs and mobile virtual network enablers (MVNEs) in 2005 to supply SIM cards and services such as applications, server solutions and customized logistics. Axalto said it expects to sign more such deals throughout this year. […]

Xspedius Appoints Pierron as President, CEO

Xspedius Communications LLC, a Missouri-based CLEC, has named Paul Pierron, as the company’s president and CEO. Pierron has been CEO for BP Investments LLC in St. Louis since 2003. Prior to BP, he served as president and CEO for Digital Teleport Inc., a position he held until the company was sold to CenturyTel. Pierron also has served as […]

Opening Keynotes Talk More About Whats Now Than Whats Next

The opening keynote speeches Monday at TelecomNEXT yielded little new in terms of news or opinion. But they gave NTT America Inc. President and CEO Norio Wada and Verizon Communications Inc. Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg a chance to reiterate the status of their broadband activities; Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt an […]

XO Expands VoIP Services Bundle

XO Communications Inc. said today it has expanded its VoIP services bundle, XOptions Flex. Businesses now can use XOptions Flex with their existing PBX equipment or digital key systems, and can support locations with up to 160 employees. The company said nearly a third of its XOptions Flex sales come from its indirect channel XOptions […]

BT Signs Virgin Mobile for Mobile TV

Virgin Mobile UK will use BT Group’s Movio wholesale mobile TV product to offer up to five digital television channels and 350 radio channels in the United Kingdom beginning this summer. Virgin Mobile, Britains fourth-largest mobile operator and widely considered a target for takeover, will be BTs first customer for wholesale mobile TV. A trial […]

VegaStream Adds Three Carrier Customers

At a time when service providers are showing more willingness to work with smaller vendors in VoIP, VegaStream announced at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., three new service provider customers for its gateways, which are used to support VoIP services to enterprises. The service providers are ThinkTel Communications Ltd., a […]

Digital Realty Trust Expands Meet-Me-Room Facilities

Digital Realty Trust Inc., an owner and manager of corporate data centers and Internet gateways, has announced recent agreements with eight new tenants in its Meet Me Rooms across the nation. Meet Me Rooms facilities allow telecom carriers and network service providers to cross-connect their networks to support the buying, selling and sharing of bandwidth. […]

Digital Realty Trust Buys Several Facilities

Digital Realty Trust Inc., which buys and leases technology real estate, said this week it has closed on several facilities in key U.S. technology markets. The company has bought 251 Exchange Place in Herndon, Va., which is close to Washington, D.C.. The building measures 71,000 square feet and Digital Realty Trust said it is fully […]

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