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Here, Kitty, Kitty Forest guards in the state of Gujarat in western India used cell phones with animal sound ringtones to lure wandering leopards out of human settlements, Reuters reported. As substitution for live bait, such as a goat tied to a tree, the ringtones of cows mooing, goats bleating and roosters crowing proved to […]

Embarq Adds Gephardt to Board

Embarq Corp. said Monday that former Congressman Richard A. Gephardt will join the companys board of directors. Gephardt, a Democrat, served as House majority leader from 1989 to 1995 and as minority leader from 1995 to 2003. We are very pleased to be enhancing a strong board of directors even further by adding someone with […]

Jamcracker Network to Offer Smart Online Platform

Smart Online Inc.s OneBizSM platform of private-label small business applications will be available for resale through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN) beginning in the third quarter, the companies said. JSDN allows service providers, resellers and vendors to deliver on-demand services to businesses and consumers. Jamcracker will offer SOneBizSM through its global services-delivery network to […]

NuVox Resells Perimeters Security Services

NuVox Communications, an ISP with subscribers in the southeast and Midwest, is reselling Perimeter Internetworkings hosted managed services. Features include compliance regulation, anti-virus, spam filtering, e-mail security and archiving, and data backup. Thanks to Perimeter, NuVox is able to offer its customers options when natural disasters or human errors hurt business operations.

Excell Services Celebrates Automation Milestone

Excell Services (Booth 808) is celebrating three years of providing Voice Recognition Directory Assistance (VDA) technology. Excells VDA is an automated DA service that functions much like the best human operators. The service makes every residential, business, and government directory listing in the United States available via automation. An additional feature allows callers to be […]

People and Networks Make a Difference

They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old daughter Olivia. Winston and Betty Jones, Mike and […]

TAG: Into the Breach: PRM Systems for Master Agents

Posted: 6/2003 Into the Breach: PRM Systems for Master Agents By Tara Seals Partner-vendor relationship portals and extranets have become as common as watermelon at summer picnics, but until recently master agents could only look on longingly as partner relationship management (PRM) vendors tailored their tools to the carrier or service provider. Now, with the […]

One Step at a Time

Posted: 08/2002 One Step at a Time Catalog, Rating, Mediation Solutions Ease Migration to Convergent Billing By Peter Lambert Randy Minervino Profitec SUCH CREATIVE PACKAGING and cross-service discounting will be the order of the day as new customer growth shrinks and churn numbers rise, industry experts predict. Implementing this creativity will require an end to […]

PHONE+ Goes Prepaid

Posted: 03/2000 Overheard … … at a January luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington … "My lawyers tell me that the most important question that regulators have to ask when reviewing our merger [with Sprint Corp.] or any merger is whether the merged company can raise and sustain a 5 percent price increase […]

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