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Best in Show — The Lost Category

Tallies from post-show polls revealed best-in-show winners at the Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo held in Las Vegas in March. The May issue of PHONE+ showcased these winners in categories such as Best Channel Promotion, Best Booth, Best After-Hours Party, Best Theme, Best First-Time Exhibitor and Best Giveaway. However, one of our loyal […]

1-800-RECONEX Calls on OSG for Direct Billing

OSG Billing Services on Wednesday announced an agreement to manage invoice presentment and distribution services for 1-800-RECONEX and one of its utilities, U.S.Tel. The Oregon-based 1-800-RECONEX is a family of utility companies providing prepaid and postpaid residential and business telephone service and long-distance products to customers nationwide. The CLEC made the switch to OSG Billing […]

InfoHighway Buys Future Telecom

InfoHighway Communications Corp. said today it has acquired Future Telecom, a New York-based reseller of voice and data communications. The privately held CLEC had not made any previous announcements about the buyout and did not release terms of the deal. InfoHighway earlier this year bought Eureka, making the combined provider one of the largest in […]

Vimio Releases JukeBox Application

Vimio plc, a provider of media distribution solutions and content to mobile network operators, at CTIA Wireless announced the availability of JukeBox, an application that delivers live TV, full track music, video, karaoke, ringtones, true tones, Java games, audio books and other mobile content over 2.5G, EDGE and 3G networks from one platform. “Video from […]

Network Insight Showcases Control Solution

San Diego-based Network Insight, a provider of network infrastructure and operations consulting and managed services for service providers, said on Monday at COMPTEL it now offers technology for implementing content control and shaping methods for service providers. The companys control solution includes: Consulting for service control Customized solutions for traffic monitoring Training for service providers […]

Qwest Enhances Wholesale Portfolio

Qwest Communications International Inc. (Booth 1204) recently announced an important addition to its wholesale product portfolio. Qwest IP Solutions is a WAN solution that simplifies complex data communications for wholesale customers. Based on Qwests nationwide MPLS network, Qwest IP Solutions is designed around customers needs, which are growing more complex as businesses implement new applications, […]

Qwest to Launch Wholesale Agent Program

Qwest Communications International Inc. announced a new agent program today within its wholesale channel, designed to support partners interested in reselling Qwest’s wholesale services to qualified carrier customers. The wholesale agent program was developed strictly to uncover “new-to-Qwest” business opportunities. Qwest’s target wholesale customer segments include telecom carriers, resellers and other service providers. Historically, Qwest […]

eSilo Promotes Off-Site Data Storage Solution to Channel Partners

eSilo LLC (Booth 328), a privately owned company offering data backup, retrieval and management services for individuals and corporations, is seeking additional resellers and VARs to enter the fast-growing business of off-site data storage. eSilos comprehensive solution allows clients to have all of their data automatically protected and stored securely in off-site data centers. The […]

American Fiber Systems Closes $25 Million Financing Round

American Fiber Systems Inc., a metropolitan fiber-optic broadband service provider, has completed a $25 million round of financing. The privately held company said it has earmarked the money to expand services, erase $6 million in debt and plan for acquisitions. The financing came from Comerica Bank. AFS is growing revenues rapidly and we found ourselves […]

Eureka/InfoHighway Chooses New Name, Logo

Five months after merging, Eureka/InfoHighway, one of the largest competitive carriers in the Northeast, said today it will go by the name of InfoHighway Communications. “We considered several important factors in making a selection for our new brand, including the number of existing customers and the coverage areas of the two companies,” said Raul Martynek, […]

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