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Nortel Posts $37 Million Loss

Nortel Networks posted a second-quarter loss on Thursday. The company reported a $37 million loss, or 7 cents a share, compared with a net income of $342 million, or 79 cents a share a year earlier. That number was inflated by a $510 million legal settlement. Nortel said the net loss in the second quarter […]

NetGain Introduces New TEM Solution

NetGain Communications, a telecommunications inventory and expense management services company that specializes in providing medium and large businesses with superior telecommunications solutions, today unveiled its new inventory and telecom expense management (TEM) tool, iTEMize. iTEMize is a subscription-based software service that helps companies effectively control assets, address billing errors and streamline the telecommunications process. It […]

BCM Hires Managing Director to Run New Virginia Office

Master agency Business Communications Management Inc. has named Dan Pavolic its new managing director. Pavolic will run BCMs new office in northern Virginia. He joins the company from NetGain Communications, a telecom consultancy where he was vice president of sales, as well as a partner in the company. Before that, Pavolic worked as senior sales […]

XO Enhances XOptions Flex

XO Communications has enhanced XOptions Flex, its VoIP services bundle for medium businesses, to work with TDM PBXs. Sold through the carriers indirect and direct channels, XOptions Flex now offers a hybrid solution so companies can use the bundle with existing PBXs connected to a primary rate interface or digital trunk. XOptions Flex combines local […]

Carriers Gain Traction With Cisco-Based IP Networks

Cisco Systems Inc. announced at COMPTEL that two of its carrier customers, Covad Communications Group Inc. and Cbeyond Communications, are reporting traction with their Cisco-based IP communications services. Covad, for example, added more than 580 new business customers for its managed IP services in 2005. Covad’s business-class VoIP services, vPBX and PBXi Plus, use Cisco […]

Its Time for a Change in Subagent Compensation

In an industry beset by continual change, it is surprising to see certain business processes remain static. For example, the business process of commission splits and 1099 taxation has not changed in decades. Isnt it time our industry consider some alternative compensation models for indirect sales partners? Approximately 35,000 businesses and individuals earn some or […]

Efforts to Reform USF Gain Momentum, Incite Controversy

As the FCC considers reformation of the Universal Service Fund, Congress has its own ideas for change. Meanwhile, the Keep USF Fair Coalition is taking sides against the FCC and Chairman Kevin Martins support of a numbers-based system, and professing ideas more in line with a newly proposed House bill. The numbers-based system would assess […]

Mobile Mark Introduces Omni-Directional Antennas

Mobile Mark Inc. (Booth 1016) has introduced a new line of omni-directional antennas for applications in frequencies above 3GHz. These include WiMAX at 3.5GHz, public safety at 4.9GHz, broadband 802.11a at 5.2 -5.8GHz and DSRC at 5.9GHz. The new omni-directional ECO Series antennas offer a weatherproof and durable design for both indoors and outdoors that […]

Qwest Posts Profit on Wireless Sale

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Tuesday reported a profit after realizing a gain on the sale of wireless assets. The company reported earnings of $57 million, or net income per diluted share of 3 cents, compared to a loss of $310 million in the quarter a year ago. Revenue declined year-over-year from $3.48 billion to […]

Ask The Expert – Gain Interest From Colos

Dear Expert Eye, I recently established an LLC to represent a colocation facilites group. I have contacted many CIOs in the Midwest market and have found it difficult to gain their interest even though they have or need colocation. Should I be contacting a different title/position? Also, in an effort to establish sales agents for […]

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