Grande Names New Directors

Texas-based CLEC Grande Communications has appointed Reid A. Fitzgerald as director of network sales and H. Lee Linton as director of Grande Business Solutions. Fitzgerald oversees sales and marketing for the companys wholesale data and phone services. He also is responsible for budget allocation, business strategy and development, and direct sales of nationwide telecommunications services. […]

OEN Signs Deal with ViewNow

Optical Entertainment Network (OEN) announced today at TELECOM 05 that it has signed a long-term digital IP carriage agreement with ViewNow, a Los Angeles-based company that will provide OEN with all of its video on demand (VOD) programming. OEN has acquired programming agreements for IPTV distribution from top programming television networks and will deliver more […]

FiberNet Launches Phonomenum

FiberNet Telecom Group Inc. yesterday launched Phonomenum, an ENUM-based technology platform that enables carriers, cable operators and VoIP service providers to establish peering connections and exchange VoIP traffic. “Phonomenum answers the challenge of interconnecting multiple Voice-over-IP service providers to directly exchange VoIP traffic,” says Ernest Hoffmann, vice president of engineering for FiberNet. “This platform also […]

Marconi Introduces Radio, Announces Partnership

Marconi Corp. plc at TELECOM 05 launched the AXR Access Radio for North America, a multiservice point-to-point, and point-to-multipoint fixed wireless radio for Ethernet, cellular and broadband backhaul. The company also announced a new partnership with Allot Communications, a provider of high-performance traffic management solutions. Marconi is showcasing its service router, an edge router designed […]

PNG Releases uSecure for Internet Customers

PowerNet Global Communications has launched its uSecure Internet Security Suite, an all-in one Internet protection package for homes and small offices. The service is powered by Bsecure and sold through PowerNet Globals affinity groups and independent agents. The uSecure package includes software for parental control, anti-virus, firewall, instruction detection and spam protection; and pop-up and […]

VoX Launches Service in Six More Markets

VoX Communications has launched its VoIP service in six more metro markets. The wholly owned subsidiary of New York-based eLec Communications Corp. today said it now serves Atlanta, Denver, metro New York, Orlando and southeastern Florida. VoX offers calling plans that include unlimited local and long-distance calling in North America for a flat, monthly rate. […]

Bell Canada Launches VoIP without Reg Approval

In a move that could put it head to head with Canadian regulator CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Council), Bell Canada (BCE Inc.) has launched its consumer voice-over-IP service, Bell Digital Voice, in one of its local service areas without waiting for approval by the regulatory authority. The CRTC has been in the process of […]

UNE-P Customer Exchange Launched

VoIP wholesaler Broadvox is creating an online exchange where telecommunications companies can evaluate UNE-P customer bases across the country to buy, sell or trade clients. The exchange will include an anonymous list of customer bases, and the potential buyer and seller would negotiate a private agreement after Broadvox has brought the two entities together. With […]

DCI Voice Solutions Unveils Origination Solutions

DCI Voice Solutions (Booth 330), a wholesale service provider, has introduced VoIP origination solutions and formally launched its new Web site. The origination solutions, Elite Inbound Toll Free and Elite Local DID, are the latest additions to DCIs VoIP Elite suite of products and services. Whether bundled with our VoIP termination services or provided as […]

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Integrated communications provider PowerNet Global Communications has launched PowerNet Mobile, its no-contract, nationwide wireless phone service. The company will market PowerNet Mobile through its independent agents and affinity groups. PowerNet Mobile offers various calling plans and phone options with no customer contracts; a number of the plans also provide a $100 credit on the purchase […]

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