Capital 2.0 Event Gains COMPTEL Partnership

Bringing together telcos seeking funding and the capital markets firms that have it can be a daunting task. The undertaking becomes far lighter lifting when you have a major carrier trade association aboard. xchange magazine, the creator and producer of Capital 2.0: Funding the Telco Future, has partnered with COMPTEL, whose membership includes a long […]

BillSoft Gains Certification From Florida Department of Revenue

BillSoft Inc. (Booth 720) announced that its EZGeo and EZGeo Online tax jurisdiction assignment products have received CST Database Certification by the State of Florida Department of Revenue for address to jurisdiction assignment. The Florida Department of Revenue requires an overall accuracy rate of 95 percent for certification. EZGeo and EZGeo Online surpassed this rating […]

CompTIA Reports Show, Membership Gains

CompTIA has increased its membership by about 3,000 since last year, said CompTIA Chairman Gary Gillam, who told attendees of the IT associations annual event held in Orlando this week the ranks are closing in on 25,000 worldwide. As part of the chairmans annual address to the CompTIA membership, Gillam also reported member retention of […]

Delegates to Pack Channel Partners Convention

THE VOTES ARE IN! The expo hall is sold out and the number of registered attendees is up 55 percent* as of July 11 for the Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Aug. 23-25, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event the communications industrys only national convention exclusively for agents, VARs, systems […]

ConferencePlus Affinity Channel Gains Momentum

ConferencePlus (Booth 318), a global provider of audio, Web and video conferencing services, has added three new partners to its Affinity Program. The program is designed to enable nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes to offer their members a high-quality conferencing service at competitive prices. ConferencePlus has added the Federation of International Trade Associations […]

ConferencePlus Affinity Channel Gains Momentum

ConferencePlus (Booth 203) a provider of audio, Web and video conferencing, has added three new partners to its affinity program for nonprofit organizations wanting to offer their members conferencing at competitive prices. The new partners are the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA), the Business Marketing Association (BMA) and ACA International. We are very pleased […]

Pannaway SCN Gains RUS Acceptance

Pannaway Technologies Inc. (Booth 1425) has announced that its Service Convergence Network (SCN) access solution for the delivery of triple play services over copper and fiber broadband will be on the United States Department of Agricultures Rural Utilities Service (RUS) list of materials. RUS acceptance makes Pannaways SCN available to rural IOCs qualified by the […]

Inbound LCR Gains Ground

Least-cost routing and disaster recovery have been understood and applied to outgoing calls for years. Programming a switch to select a traffic route is as old as the introduction of the PBX, but understanding that the same capabilities apply to incoming toll-free traffic has long been overlooked. Although the technology has been available since 1993, […]

Regulatory News – BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum

Posted: 05/2001 BOC Break-Up Campaign Gains Momentum Competitive Carriers Press State Regulators to Save Competition by Splitting Bells By Kim Sunderland Competitive carriers don’t want to hear any sad songs from the BOCs about what it means to be forced by state and federal regulators to carve up their local exchange service operations into separate retail […]

UNE-P Gains Ground

Posted: 01/2000 UNE-P Gains Ground By Ken Branson BellSouth Corp. (, in its effort to prevent competitive markets from being built in its territory, has made some progress selling its UNE platform (UNE-P) concept. Besides Access One Communications Inc. (, the company has two more customers it’s willing to identify, and claims to have others […]

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