Sanswire Airs New Service Delivery Concept

Sanswire Networks, the stratellite division of GlobeTel Communications Corp. (Booth 1253), at TELECOM 05 debuted its airships equipped with radios that beam voice, video and data services over 126,000 square miles. The company aims to convince carriers and governments worldwide that the Sanswire Stratellites which outwardly resemble blimps are the service delivery products of the […]

Pioneer Acquires Adelphia Long-Distance Customers

Pioneer Telephone (Booth 811) has expanded operations through the purchase of Adelphia Communications Corp.s long-distance customer base. A privately held company founded in 1989 and based in Portland, Maine, Pioneer is taking on approximately 110,000 customers in 27 states. The Adelphia base is a good match for our company, says Peter Bouchard, Pioneer founder and […]

UCN Helps Realty Offices Connect

UCN Inc. (Booth 809), announces Seaside Vacations of North Carolina has implemented the UCN inContact call-handling suite of applications to unify its four business offices. Seaside Vacations, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Kitty Hawk, N.C., operates four realty offices in North Carolina, managing more than 324 vacation homes in the Outer Banks area. Prior […]

Agents Click for Collateral

The entrepreneurs behind, a variable data Web portal that started so real estate agents could order high-end marketing tools online, are expanding their services to include telecom agents. The idea is to “offer a Web-based marketing portal that would host business collateral and custom direct mail pieces as a value-added service to communication customers,” […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: DA Reseller Finds New Number for Agents

Posted: 7/2003 DA Reseller Finds New Number for Agents By Khali Henderson Directory assistance (DA) calls run upwards of $2.99 with convenience add-ons like call completion and are costing U.S. businesses more than $3.7 billion a year, or about $25 per employee, according to an estimate from TeleDeal Inc. Recognizing this cost center, TeleDeal founder […]

Personalization:The Key To Success In E-Marketing

Posted: 04/2002 Personalization: The Key To Success In E-Marketing By Maribeth Kuzmeski You already know marketing is about relationships. If you were a door-to-door salesman, you’d call Mrs. Jones by name, smile and make eye contact, and you’d show her how you could make her life easier. If you were sending her a direct mail […]

Stock Watch: On the Road to Recovery — or Not

Posted: 2/2002 Stock Watch On the Road to Recovery — or Not Although the positive economic news was scarce during the session that ended Dec. 17, investors were betting recovery is coming soon.Among the good tidings leading into the end-of-year holiday season were two reports that analysts say could telegraph a recovery. The National Association […]

Trading Desk – Dow Jones Launches a Fiber Optic Index

Posted: 12/2001 Trading Desk Dow Jones Launches a Fiber Optic Index By Tara SealsDow Jones & Company Inc. has launched an index for bandwidth trading, a sign that the market finally may be cultivating financial attributes.The Wall Street Journal publisher reports on four routes on a monthly basis: New York-Los Angeles, New York-Miami, Dallas-Los Angeles […]

Business News – TRA Elects 3 to Board

Posted: 07/1999 TRA Elects 3 to Board In a heated race, 11 nominees, including two incumbents, vied for three open seats on the Telecommunications Resellers Association’s (TRA’s) board of directors. Voting company members made their selections during the annual membership meeting at TRA Spring 1999 Conference & Exhibition, and new board members were announced immediately […]

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