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VoIP Inc. Names New President

In another in a series of executive-level changes, VoIP Inc. said today it has named Hal H. Bibee Sr. its new president. Bibee has served as CEO of several telecommunications companies, including INTELLICAD LLC and FiberLink, LLC, both of which specialize in telecommunications consulting, engineering and construction. He also is a general partner of Parkway […]

Luminaries To Shed Light on Industry Direction, Developments

The speaker lineup at TELECOM 05 this week is populated by a well-balanced mix of leaders from both the network operator and the content provider sides of the fence. Keynote speakers at TELECOM 05 feature Ed Whitacre, chairman CEO of SBC Communications Inc.; Jim Robbins, president and CEO of Cox Communications; David Barrett, president and […]

Pioneer Acquires Adelphia Long-Distance Customers

Pioneer Telephone (Booth 811) has expanded operations through the purchase of Adelphia Communications Corp.s long-distance customer base. A privately held company founded in 1989 and based in Portland, Maine, Pioneer is taking on approximately 110,000 customers in 27 states. The Adelphia base is a good match for our company, says Peter Bouchard, Pioneer founder and […]

E-Billing Enriches End-User Experience

Saving trees and streamlining processes may be the hallmarks of telecom e-billing, but the real money is in enriching the customer experience. The e-bill has matured from just another payment option into something that strikes deep at the heart of customer retention and satisfaction a crucial differentiator for telcos and other wireline providers fighting in […]

CompTel/ALTS Names New Board Members

CompTel/ALTS said today it has named two new members to its board of directors: Cindy Z. Schonhaut, director of federal regulatory affairs for Level 3 Communications, and Scott Widham, president of the carrier group at Broadwing Communications. Schonhaut has 24 years experience in the telecommunications industry. In her current position, she is responsible for the […]

deltathree Chooses WaveCrest as VoIP Interconnect

WaveCrest, a service provider in the U.K., today announced a direct VoIP interconnect deal with deltathree. The agreement allows wholesale VoIP provider deltathree to access WaveCrest’s worldwide termination capabilities, which include more direct call routes. it is essential that deltathree continue to expand its network to accommodate the growth in demand for our VoIP offerings, […]

Wholesale Carrier Services Taps Info Directions

Billing vendor Info Directions (Booth 512), a show sponsor, has announced that Wholesale Carrier Services Inc. (Booth 226) has implemented its CostGuard.Net software to manage OSS/BSS functions for its wholesale communications business. Wholesale Carrier Services, of Boca Raton, Fla., replaced its previous billing system to automate workflow capabilities, reduce manual activities and create a faster […]

Forget the Die – Press a Button!

Posted: 03/2005 Forget the Die – Press a Button! What is the most addictive game to enter the 21st century? A: The Trivial Pursuit mobile game Trivial Pursuit, the quint-essential game for pop culture junkies, has moved off the game board and onto mobile handsets. Starwave Mobile and Horn Abbot Ltd., owner of the Trivial […]

I Have the Power!

Georgia Tech has developed a microgenerator that produces enough power to run devices as small as cell phones. Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a microgenerator that produces enough power to run small electronics like cell phones. The microgenerator is about the size of a dime and delivers more energy and lasts 10 times longer […]

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