Global Crossing, VoEx Bring VoIP Solutions to the Enterprise Market

Global Crossing (Booth 104) was named VoExs carrier of choice. VoEx is a high-throughput VoIP integrator and network services provider specializing in customized applications for large communications-intensive enterprises. According to the agreement, Global Crossing is selling VoEx a series of wholesale voice, data and IP services. "Through our strategic partnership with Global Crossing, we can […]

NexTone Unveils FlexControl Set

NexTone Communications (Booth 132) has unveiled FlexControl, a new product set for carriers: FlexPeer, FlexRoute and FlexPolicy. FlexPeer provides carriers with a feature set handling the complexities of signaling interoperability and media processing at network peering points. FlexRoute helps carriers develop granular and highly programmable facilities to govern routing of real-time traffic over their IP […]

C&W Dumps Independent Sales Agents

Posted: 2/2004 C&W Dumps Independent Sales Agents By Josh Long Cable & Wireless USA axed its network of channel partners in December after putting its subsidiaries into voluntary bankruptcy and signing an agreement to sell its U.S. hosting and IP businesses. The move clearly riled independent sales agencies, which not only were denied their November […]

Business Intelligence – An Interview with MegaPaths Dan Foster

An Interview with MegaPaths Dan Foster By Tara Seals TAG caught up with Dan Foster, chief marketing officer and vice president of sales, to talk about whats ahead for the agent business in 2004. T: What are the biggest three trends youre predicting for the channel space in the coming year? DF: No. 1 is […]


Posted: 12/2003 SECRET AGENT MEN By Khali Henderson Fionda LLC could possibly be the largest master agency you never heard of. After six years and becoming MCIs largest agent, the firm is stepping out from behind the shadows of its marquee downline Herbalife, PETA and other huge MLM and affinity groups. In mid-October, the company […]

Court Temporarily Stays Order Governing Wholesale Prices on Large Phone Circuits

A federal appeals court in New York will reconsider a request to stay an FCC order that could require local telephone providers, including InfoHighway Communications Corp. and Metropolitan Telecommunications (MetTel), to pay the regional Bell operating companies more money to lease large circuits used to serve banks, hospitals and other businesses. On Tuesday, the U.S. […]

Phone Plus Prepaid: Prepaid: Choice of Payment, Not Class of Service

Posted: 9/2003 Prepaid: Choice of Payment, Not Class of Service By Jim DeMarco Open a London newspaper today, and youre likely to see David Beckham pitching the ability to get your Premiership scores using Hutchisons 3 service. Watch American television for a short while, and eventually youll see Verizon Wireless advertising its text messaging to […]

Carrier Channel: IP Transit Victim of Price Wars

Posted: 5/2003 IP Transit Victim of Price Wars By Khali Henderson There’s a war going on — not just in the deserts of Iraq, but also in the cyberworld of IP transit where pricing has declined at a cutthroat pace. IP transit has dropped 40 percent to 50 percent in each of the last two […]

CompTel Elects 2003 Board

Posted: 4/2003 CompTel Elects 2003 Board CompTel’s board of directors unanimously re-elected Richard E. Burk, president and CEO of nii Communications Inc., to be the association’s chairman for 2003. "I am honored to be re-elected chairman of CompTel," said Burk. "Over the past year we have actively fought the gang of four [referring to the […]

ASCENT: Eagle Adds New Offices

Eagle Teleconferencing Inc. (Booth 521) has expanded its global presence with new offices in Latin America and Southeast Asia, to accommodate increased demand for Eagle’s audio, Web and video conferencing products, says the company. Eagle’s clients can conduct live, interactive presentations online for event productions and online sales collaboration, as well as meetings, classes and […]

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