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TelePacific Adds QoS to Private IP VPN

TelePacific Communications this week launched its private IP MPLS VPN with QoS for companies using VoIP equipment. “Unlike other carriers who have deployed QoS from the customer’s router and at their edge router, TelePacific deployed QoS from end to end,” said Rob Madore, TelePacific’s senior vice president of network engineering and operations. “This important feature […]

CompUSA to Sell Covads Broadband Services in Stores, Online

Retail electronics giant CompUSA Inc. in mid-February will begin selling Covad Communications Group Inc.s broadband services in 168 of its stores. The companies would not disclose the terms of the distribution agreement. CompUSA will offer all of Covads broadband access services, from shared-line DSL for a small or home office to full T-1 connections. Consumers […]

PHONE+ to Host Your Most Important Sales Meeting

PHONE+ magazine announces the Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo will be held March 1-3, 2006, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The most comprehensive trade show for the indirect sales channel serving the converged communications market, the expo expects to draw more than 2,500 participants and more than 175 […]

GST Named Premier Master Agent

Global Systems Telecom has qualified for designation as a CSP Network Premier Master Agency. The CSP Network Master Agency Certification Program was rolled out by PHONE+ last fall to bring clarity to the definition of this unique player in the distribution channel. PHONE+ has sought to formalize this increasingly important dealer category and to recognize […]

Channel Partners Gets a New Look

The March event in Las Vegas will mark the debut of a new logo and tagline, Exclusively for Converged Solutions Providers.

Panels Discuss Policy Insights

Hungry for insight from the FCC? Policymakers will convene on TELECOM 05 for a lunch and breakfast meeting with attendees, ready to talk about topics including the Universal Service Fund (USF) and the Rural Utility Service (RUS). FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is the featured speaker at Wednesdays luncheon, which any fully paid conference registrant can […]

OEN Signs Deal with ViewNow

Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) announced today at TELECOM 05 that it has signed a long-term digital IP carriage agreement with ViewNow, a Los Angeles-based company that will provide OEN with all of its video on demand (VOD) programming. OEN has acquired programming agreements for IPTV distribution from top programming television networks and will deliver more […]

Nortel Announces New President, CEO

Nortel Networks Corp. today announced its board of directors has appointed a new president and CEO, since Bill Owens is leaving the company. Mike S. Zafirovski, 51, will take over on Nov. 15 and also will serve as president and CEO of Nortel Networks Ltd., the companys principal operating subsidiary. He further will be a […]

Genesys Reports Wholesale Growth

Genesys Conferencing (Booth 208), continues to grow its wholesale business at a rapid clip. The company has disclosed that its wholesale revenue for 2004 totaled more than $43 million, about 25 percent of its total revenue for the year of $174 million. Genesys provides private-branded conferencing services for three of the top six telecommunications providers […]

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