FonVantage Expands U.S. Network Coverage Area

FonVantage, a subsidiary of Fionda Group LLC (Booth 605) and powered by CommPartners, is expanding its VoIP network coverage area to include more than 92 percent of the calling public in the contiguous United States, plus Hawaii. The companys nationwide footprint is now comprised of a privately owned IP network and extended coverage through partnerships […]

Fionda Looks to CommPartners for VoIP

Master agency Fionda LCC has selected wholesale VoIP operator CommPartners as the underlying provider for its FonVantage broadband phone service. We have been evaluating VoIP services to deliver to our customers, and found CommPartners network offered the most robust telephony and billing management solutions available, says Rick Stambaugh, president of Fionda. This partnership is an […]

Marketing Showcase: Local Number Portability

The pundits were wrong about local number portability (LNP). Analysts expected droves of consumers to ditch their wireless providers for better deals once LNP rules took effect Nov. 24, but there was no instant mass exodus. Even so, channel partners likely will find themselves battling higher churn rates and fighting to promote aggressive win-back campaigns […]

Fionda Announces Acquisition of Multiple New Contracts

Fionda LLC (Booth 618) has contracted with several master agencies, including ECT Telecom, TeleCHOICE, Association Resource Group,, Microcorp Inc., Comtel Communications and Global Systems Telecom Inc. Fionda, a master agent for MCI’s Neighborhood consumer program, will give these partners access to offer The Neighborhood residential local/long distance program, the first such bundled residential plan […]


Posted: 12/2003 SECRET AGENT MEN By Khali Henderson Fionda LLC could possibly be the largest master agency you never heard of. After six years and becoming MCIs largest agent, the firm is stepping out from behind the shadows of its marquee downline Herbalife, PETA and other huge MLM and affinity groups. In mid-October, the company […]

Agency Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 11/2000 News Briefs * Excel Communications Inc. (, a subsidiary of Teleglobe Inc. (, a provider of VoIP, data and Internet services, launched an interactive portal during September’s AgENt Conference & Expo. The online provisioning system supports Startec’s agents as well as its Commercial Services Division, established earlier this year to focus on the […]

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