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Rockin the Channel:

The band plays Drais at the Barbary Coast Casino at the Channel Partners Expo in Las Vegas earlier this year. The OC-192 Band members dont want to work they just want to bang on their drums all day! If youve been to a telecom event in past decade, chances are youve seen Bruce Barnes, Greg […]

Grande Hires New Senior Vice President

Grande Communications (Booth 700) has appointed Jeff Brennan as the new senior vice president of business services. He will lead the wholesale and enterprise departments at Grande. Brennan was the former vice president of Sprint-Nextel Corp.s public sector for the western region. I was always impressed by Jeffs work at Sprint, said Grande CEO Roy […]

CMS Announces New Sales Vice President

Communication Management Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Leshin, as vice president of sales. Leshin brings more than 20 years of telecommunications experience and indirect channel success to the CMS team. Leshin has grown revenue, often exceeding performance expectations by significant percentages, for several industry companies such as Acceris, Broadwing and […]

Microsoft, Nortel Deal Good for Channel Partners

The newly announced unified communications deal between Microsoft Corp. and Nortel Networks Ltd. bodes well for channel partners, especially systems integrators, resellers and independent software vendors. Microsoft on Tuesday announced it is getting into the voice business with the help of equipment maker Nortel Networks; together, the companies will deliver unified voice, e-mail and video […]

Round Table

… ON SPRINT NEXTEL CORP.S OCT. 5 LAWSUIT AGAINST VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP., VOICEGLO HOLDINGS INC. AND THEGLOBE.COM INC. ASSERTING THESE COMPANIES HAVE WILLFULLY INFRINGED SEVEN PATENTS RELATING TO VOICE-OVER-PACKET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY SPRINT NEXTEL. THE CARRIER SEEKS AN INJUNCTION AND UNSPECIFIED MONETARY DAMAGES. Voiceglos technology is unique, proprietary and patent-pending.Though we are still reviewing the […]

Progress Telecom, Host.net Expand Partnership

Broadband and wireless services provider Progress Telecom LLC is working with Host.net, a provider of Internet access, nationwide transport, colocation, managed security and VoIP services, to bring metro and last-mile connectivity to customers in southern Florida. Host.net is a platinum “Progress Connected Partner. The partnership means each company is providing its subscribers with metro, long-haul […]

TowerStream: Ready for WiMAX, Ready for More Partners

TowerStream Corp. is a fixed-wireless broadband provider that prides itself on completely bypassing the RBOCs to provide Internet access to end users, alleviating wait times and stress. The company recently launched its partner program, and is anticipating the arrival of WiMAX standards certification, even though it already operates on pre-WiMAX technology with WiMAX-ready gear. Read […]

Sandy Beaches Softwares InTELEbill Primed for Facilities-Based Migration

Anticipating the flood of small to midsize CLECs migrating from UNE-P to a facilities-based model, Sandy Beaches Softwares latest release of InTELEbill caters to their needs. The already flexible InTELEbill rating engine now encompasses a three-tier approach to include the origination, transport, and termination legs from the operating company. We enhanced other features to support […]

Round Table

Posted: 1/2004 … ON NOV. 24, THE DAY WIRELESS PROVIDERS WERE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY, ALLOWING CUSTOMERS TO KEEP THEIR PHONE NUMBERS. Todays implementation of wireless local number portability is the advent of true intermodal competition. Kathleen Abernathy, Commissioner, FCC There have not been long lines in the stores, but there has been […]

Potential Bell Merger with a Big 3 IXC

Posted: 05/2002 Potential Bell Merger with a Big 3 IXC“Over the next few years we’ll see the merging of local and long-distance companies, but this time it won’t be so threatening to regulators, and they won’t be blocked. Over the next year or two, local and long-distance companies will start to offer the same kinds […]

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