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Improved Masergy Financials Bode Well for Agents

Thanks to some first-time positive financials, Masergy Communications Inc. recently has been able to price its products and services more competitively, giving its agents more options and benefits as they compete against major carriers. Masergy, founded in late 2000, made news in late June when it announced it had become EBITDA-positive. Most analysts and investors […]

MobileSphere and XE Mobile Announce Marketing Partnership

College and university-oriented MVNO XE Mobile will deploy MobileSphere’s CarrierILD solution to enable low-cost direct dial international wireless calling for its customers. In turn, MobileSphere will resell XE Mobile services and phones through its extensive university channel. This is a great strategic fit for both our companies, said Gavin Macomber, executive vice president of marketing […]

PAETEC Communications Launches iPATH VoIP Services Suite

Show sponsor PAETEC Communications Inc. (Booths 401-403) has launched iPATH, its VoIP services suite. Agents can sell iPATH to medium and large businesses while wholesalers and resellers can offer the DID aggregation portion of the service. Virtually all of PAETECs major customers are considering a deployment of VoIP, or are already using VoIP to a […]

AireSpring Releases Instant Proposal-Generation Tool for Agents

AireSpring (Booths 307-309) has introduced the Instant Advantage Proposal Generator. The tool is designed to help agents recommend the best choices at the most aggressive rates, and get them in front of the client before the competition is finished doing paperwork, said the company. AireSprings Instant Advantage Proposal Generator automatically includes seven major national network […]

PAETEC Introduces VoIP for Medium, Large Businesses

PAETEC Communications Inc. today launched its iPATH VoIP service that includes equipment for the customer premise, IP T1, hosted IP telephony and hosted IP PBXs. Agents can sell iPATH which targets medium and large businesses while wholesalers and resellers can offer the DID aggregation portion of the service. iPATHs services include a Web portal for […]

NENA Approves i2 VoIP Architecture for E911

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) board of directors has approved the NENA Interim VoIP Architecture for Enhanced 911 Services, known as i2. This is NENA’s first major standard on the VoIP and enhanced 911 (E911) system interface. The i2 standard is regarded as an interim system enabling VoIP service providers to deliver E911 service […]

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 […]

Peer 1 to Locate in Digital Realty Trust Building

Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc., an IP network infrastructure provider, has signed an agreement to establish a 25,000-square-foot datacenter in Digital Realty Trust Inc.s Los Angeles Internet Gateway facility. Peer 1 says the datacenter will give its business customers the ability to protect server investments, achieve business continuity and provide uninterrupted Internet connectivity. Fully built-out […]

The Letter

It has been almost six years since I was responsible for our corporate data network, and three years since I was last involved in telecom. To be expected, the landscape of this industry has changed and right now, as the new Group Publisher for PHONE+, I feel like a newcomer. Luckily enough, the underlying principals […]

Access One Bolsters Executive Team

Service provider Access One Inc. has hired two new executives.Jonathan Mitch Mitchell will serve as vice president of operations, responsible for the network and operations departments. He will provide technical and service direction for Access One and manage its network. Prior to joining the company, Mitchell worked for corporations including MCI Inc., MFS Communications, Worldcom, […]

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