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8×8 Signs Official Deal to Transition SunRocket Subs

8×8 Inc., provider of the Packet 8 VoIP service, is offering special rates to SunRocket Inc. subscribers in a deal negotiated by 8×8 and the firm managing SunRockets closure. 8×8 on Wednesday did not identify that firm. 8×8 said it will waive all typical start-up costs for residential plans and offer one free month of […]

Seven Steps Toward Control

Forgive me for sounding like a self-help book. Thats not my intention. Many of you have spoken to me privately about my recent editorial (February 2007) on carrier commitment and ways that your partner sales organizations are trying to insulate themselves from the inevitable ups and downs of carrier compensation and engagement policies. Many of […]

Before You Reach Out With VoIP, Know Your Customers Needs

VoIP is garnering a lot of press and gaining significant ground, but you need to have a good understanding of your customers specific needs and requirements before introducing Internet telephony options. That will be one of the themes of todays session, Reach Out: Deploying VoIP in Multilocation Accounts. During this session, panelist Dale Stein, co-founder […]

GT3 Buys New Global Telecom Division

New Global Telecom (NGT) said Monday it has agreed to sell its General Telecom division to GT3 Holdings LLC. General Telecom will become part of GT3 and operate as a standalone entity, unaffiliated with NGT. GT3 will own and operate the General Telecom suite of telecom switch partitioning services. The deal is effective immediately. NGT […]

Workshop Helps CLECs Survive in Era of Consolidation

In an era of unprecedented consolidation, CLEC executives need to know how to keep their companies afloat or make them attractive to prospective buyers. The workshop Financial & Strategic Actions for Success slated for this afternoon at 3:10 p.m. will do just that teach members how to achieve financial and strategic success in an ever-more […]

TBI Unveils TBI TECH-Tools

Telecom Brokerage Inc. has launched TBI TECH-tools, a Web-based educational series for agents. The company said the tools provide salespeople with instant, online answers to technical questions. Our product line continues to expand more rapidly than ever, as voice over IP, Ethernet over copper, storage, Web conferencing and other emerging technologies are becoming more widely […]

Skype Launches Presence Engine

Peer-to-peer VoIP provider Skype has announced SkypeWeb, a Web presence feature that allows people to see Skype users online status and chat with them from any Web site. Web administrators also can enable all site visitors to talk for free over the Internet. Users can make their Skype status available on the Web by opting […]

Cellular South Works to Restore Service after Hurricane Katrina

Cellular South said this week it has started restoring wireless service in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties, areas along the Mississippi Gulf Coast hard hit by Hurricane Katrina. The privately held wireless provider says its network maintained a signal in some of these regions following last Monday’s storm, and never lost service in parts of […]

FCC Not Finished with VoIP 911 Rules

Taking your landline phone on the road is one of the cool features of Internet-based phone service, but it also is creating a headache for regulators who want to ensure emergency operators know where a distressed caller is located. The FCC plans to do something about it. In an order released Friday requiring Internet phone […]

VoIP: Get to Know The Many Flavors of Hardware

In Part II of a series on voice over IP here at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo, panelists will pick up where todays general session left off and discuss the hardware aspects of implementing VoIP in a PBX business environment. There are hosted models and premise-based approaches, and of the latter there are solutions […]

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