TMC Becomes Own Resp Org, Signs Partnership with Level 3

Telecommunications provider TMC has become its own independent responsible organization (Resp Org), a designation that holds several benefits for agents and their customers. Being a Resp Org means users are able to manage their own toll-free numbers. This is especially important for large enterprise customers and call centers, says Susan Davidson, TMC’s vice president of […]

SNET DG Expands Interconnection Offering, Introduces Service Enhancements

SNET Diversified Group (Booth 301) unveils new interconnection arrangements and service enhancements. The company now has interconnection facilities at 60 Hudson Street in New York City, to provide TDM and IP-based service providers with access to its national SS7 signaling network and database services. It also announced interconnection with Stealth CommunicationsVoice Peering Fabric (VPF), as […]

InfiniRoute Provides VoIP Traffic to Telefonica Wholesale

InfiniRoute Networks Inc., provider of managed VoIP peering services for wireline and wireless carriers, said today it has signed an agreement with Telefonica International Wholesale Services to provide aggregated VoIP traffic to Telefonica Wholesale Operations. InfiniRoute will serve its aggregated traffic to Telefonica Wholesale fixed-line and wireless voice traffic. It also will provide a single […]

ACC Business Debuts PNT

Show sponsor ACC Business (Booths 113-115) announces the availability of Private Network Transport (PNT) Service at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo this week. PNT gives customers a network-based, fully meshed IP VPN with secure any-to-any connectivity using only a single connection at each site. PNT gives customers a VPN that provides a higher level […]

T-Mobile Gives Hurricane Victims Free Wi-Fi Access

T-Mobile HotSpot is offering free Wi-Fi Internet service throughout Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The provider is offering service in Borders Books and Music stores, FedEx Kinko’s, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels, Red Roof Inn Motels, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways clubs and lounges, if those facilities are open. […]

Talk America Closes LDMI Buyout

Talk America has completed its acquisition of Midwestern provider LDMI Telecommunications Inc. The $48.1 million deal gives SBC Communications Inc. sizeable competition in the region. LDMI provides service on more than 131,000 voice equivalent lines and 27,000 data equivalent lines, primarily in Michigan and Ohio. Talk America expects the combined companies to use its softswitch […]

Telkonet Gives Power to Resellers

Telkonet Inc. in mid-April plans to roll out voice functionality for its patented Telkonet PlugPlus commercial powerline LAN communications system. This enhancement will give its value-added resellers - namely ISPs, property management companies and some telcos - low-cost entrance into the telephone business serving multitenant offices and apartments. Ron Pickett, president and CEO of Telkonet, says PlugPlus […]

VocalScape Signs Resale Agreements

VoIP technology developer VocalScape Inc. has signed reseller agreements with VoIP service provider Mix Networks Inc. and Ablaze Technologies Inc., an online marketing and technology management company. The deal with Mix Networks gives VocalScape’s calling card customers access to Mix Networks services, including North American DIDs and domestic long-distance termination. VocalScape also will supply its […]

Veraz Creates Call Center Compression Technology

Veraz Networks has developed Call Center Network Compression for international call centers. The company introduced the service this week, and says it gives providers and enterprise users ROI of less than six months. The technology is based on Verazs I-Gate 4000 media gateways that have a voice compression ration of up to 12 to 1 […]

AOI Upgrades Local Service

Access One Inc. (Booths 407-409) has added an All You Can Talk option for their four dedicated local products, available to agents. It also has announced its largest promotion since the companys inception in 1993. In addition to the standard metered pricing, the All You Can Talk plan for local PRIs, digital T1s and two […]

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