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Martin Dawes Systems Looks to Grow U.S. Business

Billing and CRM provider Martin Dawes Systems Ltd. is creating a new sales role in its Boston office in an effort to grow its North American business. The effort will be led by Jeff Fraser, the companys new U.S. director of business development. He will focus on new business opportunities for the companys subscriber management […]

Qwest Unveils Wholesale Agent Program … Again

QWEST COMMUNICATIONS International Inc. officially launched an agent program for wholesale carrier sales to CLECs, ISPs and other service providers. The move is a bit of déjà vu; the carrier first announced it was creating a wholesale agent program in spring 2004. Among the differences between then and now, says Derek Koecher, director, Qwest wholesale […]

8 Tips for Transitioning to IP Telephony

There is much to consider when planning for an IP telephony deployment  from business requirements, to product evaluation and vendor selection, etc. However, there are many process issues that will require some effort and attention regardless of the product or vendor selected. This article contains a brief list of issues that are typically overlooked, […]

Interop Challenges VoIP Service Providers

The challenges that VoIP service providers face getting the disparate elements on their networks to work together faultlessly is the focus of this session. VoIP networks provide the opportunity to mix vendors and elements in highly customized configurations, but that flexibility is the source of much of the frustration for network integrators trying to get […]

Six Join CompTIA Convergence Certification Development Effort

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) announced today six companies have lent their initial support to the development of a base-level convergence certification program. Speaking at the associations annual conference, Ed Migut, director of CompTIAs Convergence Group, says these companies will form the cornerstone committee that will develop content, testing and a channel adoption plan […]

Progress Takes to the Air

With content and data services growing in popularity, wireless operators are feeling the heat to carry higher volumes of traffic with competitive quality of service. To aid the effort, Progress Telecom LLC has hatched PT Wireless, a technologyagnostic network provider aimed at helping wireless carriers expand their capacity cost-effectively. Click to Enalrge PT Wireless is […]

Exchanges Take on Mobile Matchmaking

This spring, two groups came forward to provide separate forums for mobile network operators to find each other to directly exchange traffic. The premise behind both is to provide a single interconnect for more efficient and higher-quality terminating voice traffic - and eventually content and messaging services. In early February, Global Crossing Ltd. formally launched its […]

Qwest Backs Out of Fight for MCI

After months of back-and-forth offers to try and buy MCI Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc. has pulled out of the fight for the ailing carrier, which stands to be acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. Qwest Chairman and CEO Richard Notebaert at a shareholders meeting yesterday told attendees, [W]e arent looking at MCI. Thats over. Notebaert […]

ASCENT: GDS Taps Shapiro to Lead Telecom Effort

Global Document Solutions Corp. has named Lauren Shapiro, former vice president of Cable & Wireless U.S Carrier division, to lead its efforts to bring dynamic document composition and manufacturing systems to the telecom sector. GDS says Shapiro brings more than 20 years of telecommunications management experience and a keen understanding of the unique invoice and […]

In Box

Posted: 08/2002 In Box Recording the Lack of Competitive Progress Has PHONE+ done any articles lately on the failure of the Telecom Act? More importantly has there been any effort to create a ground swell of support for the CLEC industry against the complete and blatant refusal of RBOCs to comply with the act. I […]

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