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Dial-A-Vet

The next time you dial a call center, theres a chance youll talk with a disabled American veteran working from home. Thanks to the alliance between the nonprofit group Creating Opportunites by Recognizing Abilities and telemarketing company West Corp., more than 260 veterans now are employed as contracted agents, setting their own schedules and telecommuting […]

Telecom Companies Celebrate the Holidays

Qwest, Avaya Help NORAD Track Santa Once again North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is tracking Santa, and Qwest Communications Inc. and Avaya Inc. are helping to make sure the communications tools are in place to make sure families can join the fun this Christmas Eve. For more than 50 years, NORAD has used radar, […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

High Tech in the Wild West Just as fire season was about to hit in Arizona, the Forest Service called on Qwest Communications International Inc. to help it better manage communications during emergencies. The work took place on horseback in the Coconino National Forest, home to such landmarks as Flagstaffs San Francisco Peaks and Sedonas […]

Telecom Companies Offer Holiday Cheer

With the holidays comes all manner of charitable giving and opportunities to reach out and touch someone. As Christmas, Hanukkah and other celebrations approach, a number of telecom companies are providing holiday cheer to children and military families.

Cybertel Lets Military Families Talk Overseas during Holidays

With some help from Cybertel Communications Corp., Marines stationed in Iraq this holiday will be able to talk with their families in the United States. Cybertel Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cybertel Capital Corp., says troops will place calls on its Cphone VoIP phone. More than 150,000 Marines, soldiers, sailors and air personnel are […]

The Letter – Coming Home

Posted: 10/2001 The Letter Coming Home As we send this issue of PHONE+ to print, we have watched our nation experience the worst terrorist attack of all time. The cost – in lives and dollars – has not yet been tallied, but one thing is for sure: It is too much.It so happens that I, […]

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