Pioneer Telephone Cooperative Starts Ruckus with Wi-Fi

Pioneer Telephony is planning a phased rollout of the Ruckus Wireless Inc. Wi-Fi system as part of its popular broadband services, including commercial IPTV, throughout 2006 in a move to lower in-home installation costs and give its services a broadband footprint in the home. Until now, Pioneer had to send technicians to install Category 5 […]

XO Communications Unveils New Channel Partner Program

XO Communications Inc. (Booths 408-410) today announced a new channel partner program with improved benefits and support for partners who sell XOs data, Internet and voice services. The provider is rolling out a new program that offers installation guarantees, a national XO partner team, a new commission structure, and new marketing and sales tools. The […]

Mirapoint Starts Partner Program for Providers

Mirapoint, maker of messaging servers, has launched its managed e-mail and e-mail security services partner program for providers offering managed services. The program will provide technical and sales and marketing support for participants using Mirapoints Message Server and RazorGate appliances. It also includes installation, and migration training, tools and support. Mirapoint further promises high-margin recurring […]

Wiedenbach-Brown Introduces LumiCool Lighting Fixture

Wiedenbach-Brown Co. Inc. (Booth 1454), a lighting and electrical solutions distributor, along with SBC Communications Inc. and Hubbell Lighting, has developed the LumiCool Lighting Fixture that connects to the office HVAC system via flexible duct. Showcased by Wiedenbach-Brown, the LumiCool fixture increases light levels using one T8 lamp and has the ability to bring airflow […]

Versatel Offers Providers Long-Distance VoIP Termination

Versatel Networks, a provider of VoIP gateway and service delivery solutions for telecommunications service providers, has unveiled IQgateway, a gateway for long-distance VoIP termination service. IQgateway, featuring 8 or 16 T1 trunks, preserves existing investments in TDM switches and lowers operating costs by adding IP trunking, the company says. It allows service providers to take […]

SDN Global Enters Maritime Services

SDN Global (Booth 801) announces it has partnered with Station 53 LLC, based in Stamford, Conn., to provide the next wave of maritime communication technology. The two companies partnered for an installation aboard Avalon, a 110-foot ketch yacht. SDN Global provided its BroadSat technology while Station 53 supplied the antenna and onboard installation. The Avalon […] Unleashes Torrent Partner Portal (Booth 805), a nationwide provider of Internet and VoIP services for small and medium businesses, this week is unveiling its new partner portal. The Torrent system enables partners to offer a suite of IP solutions without the traditional back-office personnel and resources. Torrents unique infrastructure allows our partners the ability to handle everything for […]

Cogent Offers Cablecos ‘Zero Commit’

Ethernet provider Cogent Communications Group Inc. said today it is giving cablecos the chance to test its Internet service without the requirement of a long-term commitment. Termed Zero Commit, the deal lets cable operators cancel service within 30 days of signing on; they will pay the full first month of service charges, but be credited […]


Apparent Networks Starts Partner Program Apparent Networks Inc. has started its partner program so professional service companies can resell its network assessment tool AppareNet. The AppareNet software assesses and pinpoints locations and causes of problems on live converged networks. It also automatically generates a detailed diagnostic report. Apparent Networks is offering its partners training, marketing […]

Covad Starts ISG Program for Partners

Covad Communications Group Inc. has launched the Covad Installation Services Group (ISG) with service available in 117 major markets. Covad designed the program to support partners needing telecom installation, repair and maintenance. The services include broadband access, VoIP installation and maintenance, PC configuration, home or office networking, telecommunications wiring and virtual private networking. “The goal […]

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