March

 

Channel Partners’ Top 10 Stories in March

In March, you were talking about the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Frontier’s acquisition of Verizon assets wrapping up, people on the move, awards, RingCentral, a new Comcast cloud relationship and more.

Platinum Uproots Trinsic Ops

Platinum Uproots Trinsic Ops Platinum Equity Group has been battening down the hatches at Florida-based Trinsic Inc., the bankrupt CLEC it bought at the end of March.

NEWS BRIEFS

Wholesale service provider Pac-West Telecomm Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 1. The beleaguered company has secured $18.5 in debtor-inpossession financing to fund operations during reorganization. Pac-West has watched revenue from ISPs decline as it simultaneously has spent millions building out its network. It also sold its retail business to TelePacific Communications in […]

Platinum Uproots Trinsic Ops

Platinum Equity Group has been battening down the hatches at Florida-based Trinsic Inc., the bankrupt CLEC it bought at the end of March. Michael Rogers, the channel manager, was laid off in mid-April and CEO Trey Davis has been told he wont be part of the new company. At press time, he still was working […]

News Briefs

Telecom industry veteran Howard Janzen is taking over as CEO of One Communications. Janzen replaces Thomas Casey, who served as CEO after CTC Communications and Choice One Communications merged last year. Janzen also will sit on the board of directors. He most recently was president of Sprint Business Solutions, where he oversaw Sprints worldwide business […]

Vonage Shares Halt Trading in Wake of Federal Injunction

Vonage Holdings Corp. shares stopped trading on Friday afternoon after a federal judge permanently barred the company from using technology owned by Verizon Communications Inc. The decision came two weeks after a jury declared that Vonage had infringed on Verizons intellectual property. The technology involves connecting IP calls to the PSTN. On March 23, U.S. […]

Channel Partners Announces Winning Numbers and Attendees

  The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is pleased to announce that more than 3,000 attendees were at the March 4-6 Expo in Las Vegas. Of these attendees, three were chosen to receive the prize giveaways: A $1,000 Best Buy Gift Card was awarded on the show floor on Saturday, March 4, to Ralph Bevilaqua […]

Dont Miss These Free Workshops!

Discover new opportunities and technologies in tutorials presented by top companies exhibiting at Channel Partners! Attendees can find out more about hot opportunities in the following free vendor-sponsored workshops:   Sunday, March 4, 3:30-4:20 p.m. Accelerating Adoption to Hosted IP Telephony A New Model for Hosted IP Service Providers In this session, Citel and research firm […]

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