TelePacific to Surpass 1 Million Installed Lines

L.A.-based U.S. TelePacific Communications (Booth 205) said it soon expects to surpass the 1 million mark in access line equivalents. TelePacific has been able to achieve this landmark with the help of its agent channel, said Justin Chris-Tensen, vice president of the agent channel. The Telepartners contribute more than 40 percent to the companys growth. […]

Westcon Group Resellers to Offer Sipera Products

Westcon Group Inc. said today it has signed a deal to distribute Sipera Systems Inc.s security products for VoIP, IP, video and multimedia communications. Westcon Group is the Tarrytown, N.Y.-based value-added distributor with subsidiaries Westcon, Voda One and Comstor. Partners working with each division will be able to sell the Sipera products. “We believe our resellers […]

FiberNet Customer Base Grows

Metro data services provider FiberNet Telecom Group Inc. said this week its customer base for its Network Solutions service doubled from June 2004 to June 2005. FiberNet says its customers include RBOCs, Tier 1 international carriers, VoIP providers and traditional voice carriers. Transport capacity of circuits installed during the June 2004-June 21005 period ranged from […]

Resale Gets Another Black Eye

By now you’ve heard about the NorVergence bankruptcy. Certainly, it’s not the largest in telecom’s recent past, but it is significant nevertheless. The company had a novel business model wherein it aggregated network services through its Merged Access Transport Intelligent Xchange or MATRIX System installed at the customer premises. Typically, located in the customer wiring […]

Agency Channel: ARG Quenches Market’s Thirst

Posted: 01/2001 ARG Quenches Market’s Thirst By Tara Seals The Association Resource Group (ARG) acts as an advocate for clients. It’s a win-win situation. According to CEO Greg Praske, customers look for someone who cares and can deliver in telecom. Because ARG does just that, he says, the master agency wins big with lucrative ongoing […]

Business News – Atlas Taps Nortel for Switches, Equinox for Back-Office

Posted: 07/1999 Atlas Taps Nortel for Switches, Equinox for Back-Office Atlas Communications Ltd., Blue Bell, Pa., has selected Nortel Networks to provide advanced international switching systems that will serve as the basis for Atlas’ U.S. network. Atlas has installed a Nortel Networks DMS-Global Services Platform in Newark, N.J., and plans to install two additional switches […]

Business News – Pro Plus Communications Implements CostGuard

Posted: 07/1999 Pro Plus Communications Implements CostGuard Info Directions Inc. (IDI), Victor, N.Y., has announced that Pro Plus Communications, Las Vegas, a multiservice telephony provider, has installed CostGuard to provide convergent rating, billing and customer care. Pro Plus Communications is able to use CostGuard to develop an extensive agent network from a Microsoft Windows-based platform.

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