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 […]

IPtimize Names DecisionOne Its Certified Installer

IPtimize has named support services company DecisionOne as the certified installer for its hosted VoIP services, which include the Voice Pilot IP PBX. Our nationwide technology support capability will complement IPtimize’s expertise in building VoIP networks,” said John Rooney, DecisionOnes executive vice president and chief commercial officer. DecisionOne developed the Desktop to Dialtone services, which […]

X4 Communications Names Reignmaker Lead Partner for Hosted VoIP PBX

Reignmaker Communications (Booth 827) has been selected to be X4 Communications lead hosted VoIP PBX partner, allowing X4 to sell Reignmakers REIGN-FREE hosted PBX service offering throughout the United States. After a thorough review of todays providers, we selected Reignmaker Communications as our lead hosted VoIP partner based on the strength and stability of their […]

Sprints New Company to Focus on Large Business, Government Mobility

Sprint Nextel Corp. today announced a carrier-neutral professional services subsidiary to work on mobility projects for large businesses and government agencies. Sprint Enterprise Mobility Inc. will consult on the design, implementation and support for customized mobility solutions from a variety of service providers and vendors. Sprint Enterprise Mobility will help businesses unleash the full potential […]

American Telesis Announces Managed Services

American Telesis Inc. (Booth 334), a show sponsor, has launched a managed services package for its dedicated Internet product, available via the companys agent and reseller channels. This is an exciting time, says Monica Bauer, vice president of operations at American Telesis. We completed the testing of our managed services offering and are thrilled with […]

Business Intelligence – Strix: Why to Sell in a Wireless World

Strix: Why to Sell in a Wireless World By Kelly M. Teal The Wi-Fi market is maturing, and Strix Systems Inc.s Doug Huemme shares his views on the hows, whys and ways channel partners should adjust their portfolios to keep up with Wi-Fis changes. Huemme is assistant vice president at Strix Systems, a maker of […]

MSP: Why Resell When You Can Own?

ConferenceFlow, a division of service provider Powercom, is turning up the heat on conferencing companies by enabling anyone to get into the facilities-based conferencing business with its new managed service. “The ConferenceFlow automated solution provides entrepreneurs with the ability to earn more money than their competitors because there are no technicians to hire or manage […]

Check & Balance

Today, every landline and wireless facilities carrier is both a buyer and a supplier of telecommunications facilities. Telecom companies are organized to deliver services to their customers. As a result, they tend to concentrate their investments and expertise on the supplier side of the equation. The industry generally has responded in kind. There are several […]

Take a Load Off!

Posted: 8/2003 Take a Load Off! A Review of Outsourced Billing Options By Edward J. Finegold Outsourced billing, once the domain of massive service bureaus, today offers more and increasingly flexible options. While there still is need for the high-volume, low-customization offering, others aim to address speed to market, cost management and partnership with service […]

Features: DOJ’s Antitrust Division Gets Hip

Posted: 2/2002 DOJ’s Antitrust Division Gets Hip By Kim Sunderland The U.S. Department of Justice plans this month to modernize the antitrust division to create a structure that better addresses new industries, network competition and other emerging trends in the economy. For the telecommunications industry, these division changes could mean more regulatory oversight, according to […]

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