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 […]

Light A Fire

I recently called a company to make a purchase. A woman answered the phone and her voice was warm and friendly. I could hear the enthusiasm she had for her job when she asked how she could help me. I told her I wanted to order a product I had seen in a magazine. She […]

UTC Chairman Expresses Frustration over Spectrum Policy

United Telecom Council Chairman James Stahl on Monday expressed frustration the FCC has not given utilities dedicated spectrum to use for such emergency management purposes as dispatching crew to secure downed power lines during a natural disaster. "If I sound a little frustrated I really am," Stahl said during a UTC Telecom 2004 keynote address […]

Lighting a Fire Under VoIP

Posted: 12/2003 Lighting a Fire Under VoIP By Tara Seals Voice over IP may be ready to explode, but the timing on the explosion will depend on identifying companies that can use VoIP to improve their business operations and reaching them with a clear value proposition. To that end, Net2Phone Inc. subsidiary Net2Phone Global Services […]


Posted: 7/2003 Lifesaver BellSouth employee Dale Reese was honored this spring for the 2002 rescue of 22-year old Jessica Prisock from a burning car on Interstate 20 in Jackson. Reese and his daughter Laura Leigh were traveling westbound on Interstate 20 when they noticed a fire in some trees on the side of the road. […]

Guerrilla Publishing

Posted: 07/1998 Guerrilla Publishing In many ways, this magazine reflects its audience. It serves a niche market. It has experienced rapid growth. It has taken share away from larger competitors. And, when market conditions necessitate a change, it’s been quick to move. Like many of our readers, the staff of PHONE+ has been known to […]

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