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Voice Blasting by Schools Creates Agent Opportunity

By Dan Baldwin, Telecom Association President I’d really like to find the guy who sold the voice blasting service to all the mortgage companies so I can run my car keys along the entire length of his car. On the other hand I’d like to give a big hug to the person who sold the […]

Disney to Launch Tween-Teen Phone

The Walt Disney Co. in June will launch a mobile phone service targeted at 10- to 15-year-olds. Disney Mobile, an MVNO on the Sprint-Nextel Corp. network, will be the first to offer a full-featured phone specifically for the younger set. Disney will offer two camera phones for $59.95 each, from LG Electronics and Pantech, leveraging […]

Master Agent: Lets Help Kids Find Homes

Peter J. Keane, president and CEO of master agency KeaneTel, has been named an honorary chairman of the National Adoption Centers 2006 Spring Gala, to be held next month in Philadelphia. Now Keane is asking telecom professionals to consider donating to the National Adoption Centers fund-raising drive, and he hopes to surpass the $425,000 fund-raising […]

Transitions

Telecom industry veteran Jeffrey ‘Clay’ Garey, 39, died Sept. 8 following a short battle with cancer. Garey and his father, Richard, were instrumental in starting National Telephone Exchange (NTX), which was sold to USLD Communications. Garey was a computer analyst and network engineer for several long-distance telephone companies. “I had the fortune of working with […]

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