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Nokia Device Business Posts Strong Q2, NSN Stumbles

Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks said Thursday its second quarter net income more than doubled, on the strength of a 29 percent jump in handset shipments, beating its forecast. However, after this first reporting quarter for the newly combined network company, NSN does not expect to achieve the double-digit profitability it was hoping for. Taken […]

Pandora Networks Appoints 70th Smart Partner VAR

Pandora Networks on Tuesday announced its Smart Partner channel program has reached its 70th VAR with the appointment of GHA Associates of Phoenix. GHA, a computer reseller and systems integrator, has more than 150 employees with annual sales reaching $80 million. By adding GHA to our family, we expect to continue our Smart Program channel […]

IT Channel, SMB Views on VoIP Dont Match Up, CompTIA Research Finds

The IT channel and SMBs have different priorities when it comes to the importance of VoIP as a technology initiative they will be focusing on in the next 12 months, according to new research from CompTIA, unveiled this week at the associations trade show in Orlando. The research, conducted for CompTIA by TNS Prognostics, found […]

VoIPs Fertile Ground

THE SMALL AND MEDIUM business (SMB) market continues to be fertile ground for technology resellers and solutions providers with credentials in the VoIP arena. A recent survey of more than 200 members of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) found 74 percent of them have either sold VoIP solutions to small businesses (fewer than 100 […]

ComTec Upgrades Print Platform

ComTec Inc., provider of print and electronic customer communications, will upgrade its printing technology and install highlight color printers in its facilities in New Jersey and Minnesota. The Docutech 180 HLC printer from Xerox Corp. offers the highest resolution in its class with 2400 DPI black and white and 600 DPI highlight color resolutions. The […]

MobilePro to Offer Wholesale, Retail VoIP

Wireless broadband provider MobilePro Corp., which specializes in municipal Wi-Fi networks, said today it will become a facilities-based provider of wholesale and retail VoIP services. The company will use some existing assets to develop a new VoIP platform to complement our CommPartners relationship and better position us to serve the emerging VoWiFi market, said Jay […]

Resource to Merge with Intelisys

Master agency Intelisys Communications Inc. is merging with Resource Communications LLC, another telecom master agency. The combined company will be named Intelisys Communications Inc. The companies expect the transaction to be completed by the end of 2005, and say the companies bring together complementary business models that will push sales for suppliers and partners. With […]

FCC: Sprint and Nextel Okay to Merge

The FCC today approved the proposed merger between Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. Sprint says the companies now have completed all required regulatory transactions and soon will wrap up the merger. The deal creates the No. 3 wireless company in the United States. The combined company stock will trade on the New York Stock […]

Western Wireless, ALLTEL Merger to be Official on Monday

Nearly three weeks after the FCC approved the proposed merger between Western Wireless Corp. and ALLTEL, Western Wireless said today its shareholders also have given the thumbs-up to the deal. The companies expect the merger to be official as of Monday, Aug. 1, now that all entities have consented. Through the Western Wireless acquisition, ALLTEL […]

Premiere Global to Buy Netspoke

Conferencing and communications provider Premiere Global Services Inc. plans to buy Netspoke Inc. for $23.2 million. Boston-based Netspoke is a conferencing provider whose platform will help Premiere Global enter the training, sales automation and distance learning markets, Premiere Global says. The companies expect the acquisition to close in early August, adding $5 million to Premiere […]

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