AccessLine Offers U.S. Entities Local U.K. Numbers

AccessLine Communications (Booths 529-531) announced that its SmartVoice hosted VoIP service now offers U.S.-based businesses the ability to use local phone numbers from Great Britain. This capability enables any U.S.-based organization conducting business in the United Kingdom to develop a virtual presence by offering callers a local phone number. At the same time, they can […]

Disney Mobile Taps O2 to Offer Family-Friendly Service in United Kingdom

The Walt Disney Internet Group has announced its intention to create the first mobile phone service in the United Kingdom specifically designed for families. The service, called Disney Mobile, will use the O2 network and is expected to launch later this year. This move is in line with the Walt Disney Co.’s focus on growth […]

BT Signs Virgin Mobile for Mobile TV

Virgin Mobile UK will use BT Group’s Movio wholesale mobile TV product to offer up to five digital television channels and 350 radio channels in the United Kingdom beginning this summer. Virgin Mobile, Britains fourth-largest mobile operator and widely considered a target for takeover, will be BTs first customer for wholesale mobile TV. A trial […]

Sprint Expands Partnership with Quiconnect

Systems integrator Quiconnect, which is headquartered in London, is helping Sprint Nextel Corp. broaden its European WLAN presence; it has signed a bilateral access and interconnect services agreement with RoamPoint to give Sprint’s corporate customers access to Wi-Fi supplier The Cloud’s 7,000 hotspots in the United Kingdom, Germany and Sweden. RoamPoint manages the interconnection of […]

Keys to the Kingdom

Posted: 04/2001 Keys to the Kingdom New App Provisioning Architecture Bodes Well for Telecom Channels By Peter Lambert and Fred Dawson Amid all the talk about new revenue opportunities bursting into play for service providers of every description, the missing ingredient has been an operations platform through which service providers (SPs) can aggregate, distribute and […]

Agency Channel: New Global IP Opportunities Abound

Posted: 10/2000 New Global IP Opportunities Abound By Tara Seals Telecom agents are no strangers to the worldwide growth of the Internet economy. Several recent global IP product offerings for agents point to a marketplace with no distance barriers and flourishing opportunities.For example, Concert Communications Co. (, the brainchild of AT&T Corp. ( and British […]

WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T

Posted: 01/2000 WorldxChange Buys ACC from AT&T In a move that expands its presence in Europe, WorldxChange Communications Inc. ( announced it has bought ACC, United Kingdom, from AT&T Corp. ( ). According to Worldx-Change, the combined company has annual revenues of US$640 million. The deal includes ACC’s operating companies in France, Germany and Italy, […]

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