Globalstar Adds New Gateway

Globalstar LLC (Booth 714), the worlds most widely used handheld satellite phone provider and a leading supplier of high-value satellite voice and data services to business, announces it has enhanced service coverage in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean with the opening of a new Globalstar gateway in Sebring, Fla. The opening of […]

Partners Enable Desktops on the Go

As wireless devices go IP and business users implement wireless LANs in greater numbers, new opportunities and challenges arise for solutions providers. During todays session, Desktops on the Go, panelists Carol Blanchar, principal and CEO of Conexo Inc.; Paul Janik, president of MidCo Inc.; and John Gaudu, president and CEO of Microtech Information Systems Inc., […]

Earthlink to Trial Covad LPVA

Show sponsor Covad Communications Group Inc. (Booths 506-508) announces Earthlink (Booth 813) will begin its trial of the Covad Line-Powered Voice Access service next month in Dallas, San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle. Covads line-powered voice access unites the last mile of traditional telephone copper wiring with the features of VoIP by taking advantage of […]

Globalstar, QUALCOMM Sign $140M Deal

Globalstar LLC (Booth 714), recently entered into a $140 million multiyear agreement with QUALCOMM Inc. for the manufacture of next-generation satellite voice and data products. The agreement secures Globalstars hardware requirements for at least the next four years and the investment will enable the company to continue offering satellite voice handsets and data hardware to […]

Otomi, Marcatel Enable Cross-Border Sales

Otomi Group LLC (Booth 819) and Marcatel International have joined forces to enable cross-border sales: Agents in the United States can offer clients data and voice in Mexico. Agents with clients that have locations in Mexico can help those companies connect the offices south of the border to locations in the United States using Mexicos […]

MCI Completes Totality Acquisition

MCI Inc. has completed its acquisition of Totality Corp., a privately held provider of remote managed services for applications and infrastructure. MCI says the buyout is a step toward the expansion of its managed services capabilities. It also means MCI can enable remote monitoring and management of applications, whether they are hosted at MCI’s colocation […]

Adelphia Adds Second Switch and Data GigE Port

Adelphia Communications Corp., the fifth-largest cableco in the country, is adding a second Gigabit Ethernet port to its Switch and Data PAIX 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch in Palo Alto, Calif. Switch and Data’s PAIX services give ISPs and content providers access to more interconnection choices and networks, as well as additional peering and transit opportunities. […]

Bandwidth.com Resells TowerStream Services

Bandwidth.com has signed on to resell services from fixed-wireless ISP TowerStream. Bandwidth.com sells VoIP and Internet technologies to companies throughout the United States, and says TowerStream is the first wireless broadband provider it is offering to its clients. “Our partnership with TowerStream will enable us to offer customers our first pre-WiMAX solution that provides an […]

Xspedius to Buy ICG Markets

ICG Communications Inc., which has been eager to shed many of its assets as it restructures its business plan, is selling five markets to Xspedius Communications LLC, a CLEC. Xspedius is buying ICGs Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala., markets, along with Charlotte, N.C., Louisville, Ken., and Nashville, Tenn., for an undisclosed amount of money. Through the […]

MCI, Cisco Team to Sell SMBs on VoIP

MCI and Cisco Systems Inc. announced in late February they have joined forces to enable channel partners to sell IP-based services to small and medium businesses. The partnership leverages Cisco’s VAR network and MCI’s sales channels to deliver either MCI’s hosted VoIP service, MCI Advantage, or Cisco’s premise-based Call Manager with connectivity and managed services […]

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