Lightyear

 

Lightyear Launches VoIP and Broadband Services

Lightyear Network Solutions (Booths 220-222) is launching a new suite of voice over IP and broadband products called XSTREAM designed for residential and business customers. The product line supports VoIP, DSL, local PRI, dynamic T1, IP Centrex and hosted PBX, the company says. Lightyears authorized agent channel will sell the XSTREAM business products, while the […]

Network Marketing Alliance Buzzes at Lightyear

Anyone who knows Sherm Henderson knows networking comes naturally for this telecom entrepreneur. It’s served him well as a businessman and led him to the top of his industry association. Presently, he is chairman of CompTel/ASCENT, the organization for competitive service providers. It is no wonder then that he is counting on networking to fuel […]

The Beginning of the Endfor UNE-P

Telecommunications companies large and small have a greater incentive to offer Internet-based phone service and develop other technologies to provide millions of homes local service after FCC rules were removed from the books last month. Controversial regulations governing wholesale access to the networks controlled by BellSouth Corp., Qwest Communications International Inc., SBC Communications Inc. and […]

Channel Partners Expo: Hottest Ticket in Town

The Intelisys crew. This spring’s Channel Partners Conference & Expo, held March 22-24 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, was the hottest ticket in a town known for its shows. About 2,500 VARs, agents, vendors, carriers, consultants and others gathered at the resort and casino to make deals, learn from the […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Comsat International plans to launch VoIP service in Latin America through a reseller agreement with Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. Primus, of McLean, Va., says it provides network access for its resellers, and offers a webenabled tool to self-provision customers, set credit limits, and manage billing and collections. The tool also allows resellers to provide real-time […]

Lightyear Unveils Business Bundles

Lightyear Communications (Booth 505) recently unveiled two new products for the business market: BizValue and BizUnlimited. BizUnlimited includes unlimited local calling and long-distance, plus calling features, starting at $54.99 per line per month. The plan is available in Georgia and Kentucky, and Lightyear says it is expanding to other regions. BizValue includes the same features […]

Lightyear Unveils Business Bundles

Lightyear Communications (Booth 505) recently unveiled two new products for the business market: BizValue and BizUnlimited. BizUnlimited includes unlimited local calling and long-distance, plus calling features, starting at $54.99 per line per month. The plan is available in Georgia and Kentucky, and Lightyear says it is expanding to other regions. BizValue includes the same features […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 1/2004 NEWS BRIEFS ILD Telecommunications Inc. has formed a strategic marketing partnership with Lightyear Communications to market ILDs ROLLCALL conference-calling product as part of a service bundle, through Lightyears team of 150 sales agents. ROLLCALL includes audio conferencing options with toll-free access numbers, such as Meet-Me reservationless conferencing, operator-assisted event conferencing and international conference […]

Final ASCENT Show Spurs New Optimism

Posted: 1/2004 Click on the arrows to go forward or backwards. Pardners in the telecom industry came together in Dallas for the final conference and expo under the ASCENT banner. The association, which represents small and midsize carriers including resellers, merged with the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel) in mid-September. Participants in the 2003 Fall Conference […]

RESELLER CHANNEL: News Briefs

Posted: 8/2003 News Briefs * Vonage in June announced co-branded partnerships with two cable companies — Armstrong Cable and Advanced Cable Communications. The deals are a first for the company, which has been targeting cable companies to resell its digital telephony services over their installed high-speed lines. Vonage will offer the cable companies’ subscribers unlimited […]

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