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Palm Introduces Centro

Palm Inc., hoping to regain footing in the smartphone field, introduced a new, inexpensive device on Thursday. The Centro is listed at $99.99, making it the least expensive smartphone. It will share the operating system and many of the same features as the companys Treo, including e-mail and Web access, video, music, a touchscreen and […]

Talkstern Names President

Mobile communications company Talkster Inc. has appointment Jim Ferguson president. Ferguson, who has more than two decades of telecom experience, was previously president of sales and marketing at Mpower, where he guided a team of 150 employees in marketing, sales, field support, engineering and product life cycle teams that delivered more than $200 million in […]

Endeavor Telecom Grows Its VoIP Business

Endeavor Telecom has made an investment to expand its VoIP professional service offerings and accelerate the companys overall growth. The companys wholesale professional services business – North American field installations/dispatches, order fulfillment logistics and operations support — has increased within the past year, due in part to expanding demand for VoIP technology across enterprise and […]

Microsofts Windows Mobile 6.0 an Underdog in Crowded Field?

Microsoft Corp. took the wraps off the new functionalities in Windows Mobile 6.0, its operating system for smart mobile devices, and announced the first partners in the initiative. This marks a moment in time for us as a product organization, said Peter Knook, senior vice president of the mobile and embedded device division at Microsoft. […]

Joe Theismann to Present Keynote Address at Channel Partners Conference & Expo

Joe Theismann, ESPNs Monday Night Football analyst and former NFL MVP, will present the keynote at the Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo on March 4 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino.  Theismanns Game Plan for Success breaks down the plays that brought him success both on and off the football field. The former quarterback […]

New Global Telecom Teams up With DecisionOne

New Global Telecom (NGT) announced at the Comptel PLUS Fall 2006 Conference & Expo a partnership with DecisionOne to offer nationwide field services for its 6DegreesIP customer community. 6DegreesIP is a branded suite of voice products available to service providers delivering retail solutions to business and residential customers. With this agreement, DecisionOne will provide VoIP […]

Saratoga Technologies Debuts ActNow!

Saratoga Technologies Inc. (Booth 412) announced the introduction of its ActNow! software product, making its debut at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The ActNow! business suite allows SMBs full integration of their financial applications, help desks and field service needs. Features include block-of-time and service-contract tracking; service-request and work-order tracking in real time; and […]

AB&T Joins McGraw’s Profit Sharing Program

McGraw Communications Inc. recently announced its partnership with AB&T Telecom as part of its newly created Profit Sharing Program (PSP). PSP allows partners to earn more per customer, build brand identity, own their own customer bases and provides a migration path to becoming a service provider, according to McGraws president John Cunningham. McGraws new partner, AB&T Telecom, […]

Comtel Launches New Excel Telecommunications

Comtel Telcom Assets LP has completed its asset acquisition of VarTec Telecom Inc., one of the pioneers of the 10-10 dial-around market. Comtel bought nearly all of VarTecs assets, as well as those of VarTecs subsidiaries Clear Choice Communications, One Choice and VarTec Solutions (formerly eMeritus Communications). The deal first was announced in August 2005. […]

Martin Defends Decision Not to Act on Verizon Petition

Fearing that incumbents will continue to slow infrastructure investment if they are forced to share their networks with competitive carriers, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin on Monday defended his decision to effectively allow Verizon Communications Inc. to reclassify its broadband services from telecommunications to information services. Among other implications, that could mean Verizon will no longer […]

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