INDATELgroup Membership Continues to Grow

The president of the INDATELgroup (Booth 625) reports the not-for-profit trade association has grown from 15 charter members serving 14 states to 20 members serving 19 states. The groups members are independent telco-owned statewide network alliances that provide broadband access to underserved rural and metropolitan areas via fiberptic SONET routes. We couldnt be more pleased […]

Mapping the New Long-Distance Landscape

At the end of 2003, there were 631 longdistance carriers in the United States that generated $86.3 billion in interexchange revenue, according to ATLANTIC-ACM’s new study “The New Long Distance Landscape 2004-2009: Sizing & Share.” Regulatory events throughout 2003 and this year are dramatically altering the long-distance landscape, however, and these carriers face a turbulent, […]


Will 2005 be the Year of the IP PBX? The IP PBX trend probably won’t be that noticeable of an event, but that important segment of the VoIP market will continue strong over the next few years, analysts predict. “VoIP is a whole trend that is happening,” says Robert Messer, president of ABP Technology, which […]

Wi-Fi is Hot Hot Hot

Just when you think the dog days of summer are here, something comes along to add sizzle to the heat. Agents can find just such an opportunity with selling Wi-Fi broadband wireless connectivity. According to the Telecommunications Industry Association’s 2004 Telecommunications Market Review and Forecast, spending in the U.S. wireless market (transport services, handsets, infrastructure, […]

Overheard …

Posted: 05/2000 Overheard …… at the AgENt Conference & Expo, March 26-28 in Las Vegas… “For agents affiliate marketing is the hottest, greatest thing on the web today. The two most powerful words that must be on your website: ‘CLICK HERE’” –Len Bailey is vice president of the ( GameThe CLECs will capture more […]

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