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TouchTone Adds Agent Sales Executive

TouchTone Communications has named Brett Schechter as agent sales executive. The 16-year telecom veteran intends to expand the companys dedicated services branch and agent development programs, focusing on interconnects and hardware vendors, TouchTone said. Prior to joining TouchTone, Schechter was president and managing partner for Liberty LDC Corp. Ive had every opportunity to experience agent […]

NGT Names New President, CEO

New Global Telecom (NGT) has announced Mike Donnell as president and CEO. Donnell joins NGT with more than 20 years of senior-level experience in the telecommunications industry where he has achieved market-leadership positions for cellular and paging service providers. “Mike’s proven track record of success and extensive experience developing channels and stimulating growth will be […]

dotMobi Launches General Availability of .mobi Domains

The general public now can register domain names ending with .mobi, a top-level domain dedicated to delivering Internet content to mobile devices. The domain was created by mTLD Top Level Domain Ltd. (dotMobi) to designate sites which are made for mobile, with content tailored to fit the third-screen format. dotMobi has established best practices, style […]

FDN Appoints Manager of Wholesale Services

FDN Communications recently announced the addition of Rodney Sands, as its manager of wholesale services. In his new position, Sands will join the companys strategic sales team, leading the acquisition of large revenue streams through the sale of wholesale backhaul T1, DSL, and UNE port and switch services. He will provide UNE-P alternatives to resellers, […]

US Conferencing Appoints Business Development Director

US Conferencing, which provides reservationless audio and Web conferencing solutions, announced on Wednesday that Traci Rigano has agreed to join the firm as director of business development. Rigano brings telecommunications experience to her new position. She most recently served as indirect channel manager for Premiere Global Services. In addition, her business development experience includes roles […]

ROUND TABLE

    ROUND TABLE Posted: 07/2006 Rob McDowell … On the Senates confirmation in May of COMPTEL lawyer Robert McDowell as the FCCs third Republican … Robs expertise and experience will be an asset to the commission … The FCC will be required to implement portions of our communications bill, and it is essential it […]

Senate Confirms McDowell as Fifth FCC Commissioner

The U.S. Senate on Friday unanimously confirmed COMPTEL lawyer Robert McDowell as the fifth member of the FCC. McDowells nomination had been on hold for some time; his confirmation gives FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin a Republican majority, which he has not had since he was appointed chairman in early 2005. “Rob McDowell’s confirmation today […]

Agilent Releases assureME Portfolio

Agilent Technologies Inc. has released its new assureME portfolio, which manages the network, services and the customer experience. The first two components are assureME-Roamer and assureME-Corporate. The company made the announcement at TeleManagement World in Nice, France. “We’ve found that the majority of customer-reported problems were handset configuration issues, rather than network faults, so customer […]

Profitec Releases VoIP-Specific Offerings

Profitec Billing Services (Booth 1119) has announced the release of its newest product offerings tailored to meet the billing and OSS requirements of a wide array of VoIP service providers. Profitecs OmniVON combines service bureau billing, CRM, customer care, trouble management, provisioning, online order entry and electronic bill presentment into a single integrated solution paid […]

Bush Nominates McDowell FCC Commissioner

President Bush has nominated Republican attorney Robert McDowell, COMPTEL’s senior vice president and assistant general counsel, to be a commissioner on the FCC. Aside from representing COMPTEL members before Congress, the FCC and the appellate courts, McDowell is a veteran of several Republican presidential campaigns most recently as a member of the Bush-Cheney Florida Recount […]

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