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How Does Your Wireless Garden Grow?

WITH THE MVNO MARKET HEATING UP and network operators vying with each other to differentiate themselves with attractive walled gardens of content, some companies are supplying Miracle-Gro for developing a well-manicured offering with wholesale entertainment and applications. Private-label plays relieve operators of certain headaches; developing and delivering new services quickly, as well as signing and […]

Ampd Uses INFONXX Services

Amp’d Mobile, the MVNO that made its soft launch last week, targeting the young and hip, said today it will use INFONXX for directory assistance and other services. In addition to directory assistance text messaging, callers will have access to 411 call completion, movie listings and show times, category searches and services in Spanish. “These […]

Interoute Gets Cash from Tecom

Interoute Communications Ltd., the privately held owner and operator of the i-21 voice and data network in Europe, has signed a partnership agreement with Tecom, a United Arab Emirates telecom operator and member of Dubai Holding. Under the contract, Dubai Holding (Tecom) has taken a stake in Interoute, in exchange for an equity investment totaling […]

U.S. LD Data Market Set to Grow

As with the voice market, the U.S. longdistance data industry is undergoing significant transformation. Unlike the voice market, though, the data side of the longdistance industry is on the growth side of regulatory- and technology-driven migration a reality that will drive growth in this segment even as overall long-distance industry revenue contracts. All in all, […]

BellSouth Adds Wavelength Options

BellSouth Corp. (Booth 504) is announcing the availability of its Wavelength Dedicated Ring Service (WDRS) and Wavelength Channel Service (WCS), which will provide customers with transparent and bit-rate specific optical transport options in the bandwidth ranges of 1, 1.25, 2.5 and 10 gigabits. Designed for transport of optical services between customer-designated locations, WDRS is a […]

Wi-Fi Guys Upgrades Technologies for Hotel Installations

Wi-Fi Guys LLC, which sells managed hotspots for hotels and public facilities through agents, now is installing T1s and network power controllers to ensure performance and reliability. Wi-Fi Guys says it began installing network power controllers to address operational inconsistencies within hotels disparate high-speed Internet access networks. The technology also provides for remote management, which […]

Long Storey Short: Be Smart, Drive Change

Jeff Storey, president and CEO of WilTel Communications, delivered his keynote address at the CompTel/ASCENT convention with the dry humor characteristic of WilTels signature marketing campaign featuring editorial cartoons by Fred Hilliard. Indeed, the kickoff slide was just such a cartoon depicting screaming telecom executives on a roller coaster ride. The caption: Telecom. The thrill […]

POTS to PANS: VoIP Offers for SMEs Grow to Meet Opportunity

VoIP will take us from Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS), to a world of Pretty Advanced New Services (PANS), to borrow a phrase from Leapstone Systems Inc.’s Paul Shaneck. And, small businesses will be one of the most fruitful target segments. Whereas enterprise early adopters dominated early VoIP with almost 80 percent of VoIP revenue […]

Two Veterans Join Transcom

Two telecom veterans have joined Transcom Communications Inc., which operates a VoIP-network stretching into China, Mexico and Latin America and meet points in more than 125 cities. Ambuj Nayar has been named vice president of special projects for the company. He was formerly vice president of international business development for Primus. Bob Chiapperino has come […]

PAETEC Gives Customers New Tools

PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booth 419), a CLEC serving customers in 27 U.S. markets, announced a wholesale package the company describes as regulatory-resistant. The offering combines special access with integrated services, including integrated T1s, email scanning, conference calling, MPLS and quality of service. In addition, the company provides tools to help resellers manage and grow their […]

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