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NPRG Announces Winners of Communications Innovators Awards

New Paradigm Resources Group Inc. (NPRG) announced Sunday evening at the COMPTEL show the winners of the prestigious Communications Innovators Awards, which recognizes service providers implementing cutting-edge solutions and demonstrating forward-thinking innovation. EMBARQ Corp. won Most Innovative Deployment of Emerging Wireless Service, while Level 3 Communications Inc. received the Most Innovative Access Solutions Carrier award […]

EMBARQing on the Channel

EMBARQing on the Channel Theres always something new on the horizon, and for EMBARQ Corp., that thing is its channel program. Its channel strategy is a work in progress, launched when EMBARQ was spun off a year ago this June from Sprint Nextel. And rather than take a template from competitors, the company is taking […]

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: WIRELESS BATTERY CHARGERS

IST Offers Crank Power The SideWinder battery charger from IST Inc. is a universal accessory that provides a quick burst of power in places where its not feasible to wait for a battery to charge, such as at the airport, on a trade show floor or in a car. Two minutes of so-called cranking translates […]

Unchecked M&A Opens Opportunities for Innovative Companies

THE CURRENT WAVE OF MERGERS and acquisitions (M&A) in the communications industry has grown over the last few years and culminated with the announcement of AT&T Inc.s and BellSouth Corp.s new relationship. Though the financial gains of this deal are far from ideal, the real impact will be on the employee and services front. A […]

Nortel Deploys New IPTV Services

Nortel Networks Ltd. has announced it is drawing from its SIP-based services and breadth of solutions across IMS, broadband and VoIP to develop new innovative IPTV services and functionality that could change the way people use their TVs for both entertainment and communications, the company said. At its IPTV lab in Ottawa, Canada, Nortel is […]

ILD Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Like COMPTEL, ILD (Booth 709) too is celebrating an anniversary. The company has announced its 10th anniversary, highlighting a decade in which it has seen tremendous growth while maintaining financial stability. At the time ILD was formed in 1996, the company was solely a switchless reseller of long-distance and operator services. Later, ILD added other […]

Sprint Embarqs on Local Communications Venture

Sprint Nextel Corp.’s local communications company, which is expected to separate from Sprint Nextel in the second quarter of 2006, today announced its new name, Embarq Corp. The companys new name and logo are meant to signal the way we will do business and establish what a next-generation local communications company can be,” said Daniel […]

Welcome to Las Vegas and TELECOM 05!

Fasten your seatbelt because we have a lot in store for you this week: an exhibit floor that is a true reflection of todays converged marketplace; keynote speakers from across the new communications landscape; in-depth conferences on hot industry topics; and key policymakers discussing whats next for the rapidly innovating world of converged communications. TELECOM […]

USTA Gets New Name, Offices, Web Site

The US Telecom Association is giving itself a makeover. The organization, which formerly called itself the United States Telecom Association, on Monday is moving into new offices and unveiling a new logo and Web address. Executives say they want to better reflect the groups role in Washington advocating for forward-looking, innovative communications companies. US Telecoms […]

RICA, ANPI Bring VoIP to Independent Telcos

Two telecom groups are partnering in a deal that will give members access to a nationwide, independent VoIP network. The Rural Independent Competitive Alliance (RICA), one of the United States largest CLEC associations, has made a deal with Associated Network Partners Inc. (ANPI), a consortium owned by more than 300 independent telephone companies, for its […]

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