Iomega Announces Managed Security Services for Telephony Service Providers, Agents Iomega Corp. introduced its OfficeScreen managed security services for small and medium businesses to service providers, resellers, agents and brokers. OfficeScreen provides SMBs a secure, reliable outsourced network security and VPN service that does not require upfront hardware expenses, dedicated IT resources or large […]

Rockin the Channel:

The band plays Drais at the Barbary Coast Casino at the Channel Partners Expo in Las Vegas earlier this year. The OC-192 Band members dont want to work they just want to bang on their drums all day! If youve been to a telecom event in past decade, chances are youve seen Bruce Barnes, Greg […]

Verizon Profit Falls 8.4 Percent, But Sales Grow

Verizon Communications Inc. watched its first quarter profits fall 8.4 percent after investing more than $22 million in its high-speed fiber optic network during the three month period that ended March 31. The RBOC saw its net income drop from $1.63 billion, or 56 cents a share, to $1.5 billion, or 51 cents a share, […]

Merger Doubles AT&T Profits

AT&T Inc. doubled its profit in the first quarter of 2007 thanks to revenue gained from the merger with BellSouth Corp. late last year. The integration of Cingular Wireless LLC also contributed to the companys reported net income of $2.85 billion, or 45 cents a share. That was up from $1.45 billion, or 37 cents […]

Its the People, Stupid

ITS THE PEOPLE, STUPID. Live by that slogan, and you can get elected to office, run a corner grocery, throw a great dinner party and even grow a $500 million telecom company with a little help from your friends. Its how we grew PAETEC. Its the people: employees, customers, suppliers and everyone else in the […]

What’s New?

The Conference Group Rolls out ReadyShow-Mulit-Media The Conference Group has released ReadyShow-Multi-Media, a combined audio and Web conferencing service. ReadyShowMulti-Media offers on-demand conferencing at a price point typically reserved for audio-only conferences. WTG Offers Services From Any LEC Master agency World Telecom Group (WTG) now is able to provide services from any LEC, thanks […]

Helio Unveils Ocean Dual-Slider

Helio LLC has Introduced Ocean, calling it the first dual-slider combining a numeric keypad and a separate QWERTY keyboard in a single device. Ocean is designed to be a social networking tool, Helio said, and it merges instant, text and picture messages and e-mails from all portals, ISPs and corporate exchange servers in one location. […]

Senate Takes First Step Toward Modernizing 911 Systems

The Senate has passed a homeland security bill that includes funds for public safety answering points (PSAPs) to upgrade systems to accommodate E911. The Senate on Tuesday evening passed the Improving America’s Security by Implementing Unfinished Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, which included an amendment sponsored by Sens. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and […]

Intelliverse Welcomes MicroCorp to New Agent Program

Intelliverse (Booth 406) has partnered with MicroCorp, a leading telecommunications convergence company. The first master agent to join Intelliverses new agent program, MicroCorp will deliver Intelliverses VoIP service, callEverywhere, through MicroCorps channel to the SMB market. callEverywhere is a turnkey solution that leverages next-generation VoIP technology to meet business objectives, maximize profitability and extend competitive […]

TNCI Unveils Companys First Facilities-Based Platform

TNCI (Booth 515), a national reseller of voice and data services, has formed a partnership with Cedar Point Communications Inc., which will give the company its first facilities-based offering. The VoIP platform is optimized for SMBs. TNCI will deploy Cedar Points SAFARI C3 Multimedia Switching System within its nationwide network. The multimillion-dollar pact calls for […]

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