Bruce Berry

Company Name: eGix Inc. How long have you been reading PHONE+?: About 15 of the 20 years. Why do you read PHONE+?: It provides informed views of the industries trends and direction. Where did you work in 1987?: Boston What was your title in 1987?: Product Manager What do you remember most about 1987?: It […]

Avaya Names Award Winners

Avaya Inc., a leader in business communications applications, systems and services, has named the recipients of the Avaya BusinessPartner of the Year awards for North America at its Global Sales and Partner Conference being held in New Orleans this week. Avaya BusinessPartners of the Year awards are given annually to Avaya channel partners selected for […]

Charles Industries New Software Enables International Applications for Mini-Mux 840

Charles Industries Ltd. (Booth 1152), a privately held, diversified manufacturing and high-technology company, announces its Access and Transmission Business Unit now offers Release 2.0, a new software ideally suited for international applications of the Mini-Mux 840, a flexible optical broadband multiplexer. Charles Release 2.0 enables its Mini-Mux 840 to be configured through software as either […]

Make More Bucks Through Vertical and Affinity Marketing

Given that four vertical industries were estimated to account for more than 50 percent of all corporate spending on telecommunications services in 2003, agents should be all ears for the session, Marketing Tips: On Target: Vertical and Affinity Marketing. Last year, Insight Research predicted that the financial, insurance, wholesale trade and real estate industries in […]

All 4 One: Master Agencies Merge

Three master agencies - UteleSys, Communications Industries and Telelink Communications - have come together to form X4 Communications LLC, consolidating carrier commitments and back offices to improve commissions and efficiencies for their subagents. The new company launched in April. “Our cradle-to-grave approach to managing agent processes and focus on quality control will allow us to provide the […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: industry news

Posted: 3/2004 industry news Study: Telecom Success Just Beginning for Prepaid New research from TowerGroup finds prepaid services are in the early stages of a long-term expansion that will affect consumer, business and government use of cash and check payments. TowerGroup believes the early success of prepaid applications in closed environments like telecom and retail […]

AT&T to Acquire Velocita Assets

AT&T Corp. expects to close an agreement Friday to buy a portion of the assets of bankrupt long-haul carrier Velocita Corp. for $37 million in cash and stock, a source said. AT&T will buy conduit and fiber assets for $2 million in cash and $35 million in stock, the source added, but said he didn’t […]

Features: DOJ’s Antitrust Division Gets Hip

Posted: 2/2002 DOJ’s Antitrust Division Gets Hip By Kim Sunderland The U.S. Department of Justice plans this month to modernize the antitrust division to create a structure that better addresses new industries, network competition and other emerging trends in the economy. For the telecommunications industry, these division changes could mean more regulatory oversight, according to […]

Business News – Adds, Moves & Changes

Posted: 11/2000 Adds, Moves & Changes * A special executive committee of ICG Communications Inc. ( has appointed Randall E. Curran the company’s new CEO, replacing Carl E. Vogel, who resigned last week as chairman and CEO. Curran most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Thermadyne Holdings Corp. (, which is based in […]

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