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NuVox, FDN Complete Merger

Just three months shy of their initial merger announcement, NuVox Communications and FDN Communications on Wednesday closed the deal. Terms were not announced, as both companies are privately held. They have said their combined annual revenue will surpass $500 million, roughly the same amount claimed by recently merged Broadview Networks and InfoHighway Communications. FDN and […]

Divine Intervention: Jim Butler

Like most telecom agents, Jim Butler has decades of industry experience and sales success, including nine years as a top salesman with a regional long-distance company in Southern California along with serving as a founding member of the Agent Alliance. And like most entrepreneurs, he works long hours as founder and president of agency TeleCHOICE […]

NuVox, FDN to Merge

NuVox Communications and FDN Communications said on Wednesday they will merge in a deal that will result in more than 90,000 customers and 1 million voice and data lines. The transaction is expected to close in June. Financial details were not disclosed; both CLECs are privately held. However, they said their combined annual revenue will […]

BandTel Joins Digium’s Partner Program

Digium Inc., an open-source telephony company and creator of Asterisk, and BandTel LLC, a provider of next-generation VoIP termination to the PSTN on Monday announced that BandTel has become a Digium service partner. BandTels SIP-based VoIP solutions fully support Digiums open-source platform. Therefore, the companies plan to market their open-source telephony solution to resellers interested […]

The Early Bird Gets the $1,000!

Who says you can’t get a ”free lunch” anymore? Not Jim Tway. He’s going to the Fall 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in D.C. with $1,000 and three free room nights at the Omni Shoreham Hotel (see story). Jim, president of JIM TEL LLC, a New Jersey-based agent, is the winner of the Early Bird Drawing. […]

MegaPath, Netifice Wrap Up Merger

VPN and managed services providers Netifice Communications Inc. and MegaPath Networks Inc. have completed their merger, which the companies announced in February. They did not disclose the terms of the transaction, although they did say Netifices acquisition of MegaPath involved an undisclosed amount in stock and cash, and included $35 million in additional funding from […]

COMPTEL Elects 2005-2006 Board of Directors

COMPTEL members yesterday elected their 2005-2006 Board of Directors at the annual membership meeting. The full board will meet this morning and select the new chairman, vice chairman, vice chairman-treasurer and executive committee.  Nine board members were elected in each category: Large Member (companies with annual revenues over $300 million), Medium Member (annual revenues of […]

TELECOM 05 Announces Keynote Speaker

The United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) has announced the keynote speaker for its upcoming TELECOM 05 show.Jim Robbins, the CEO of Cox Communications Inc., one of the nations largest broadband providers, will share his views on the future for the industry.In todays vibrant communications market, consumers benefit from tremendous competition among voice, video and broadband […]

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