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GlobalTouch Lands Greenfield Communications

Hosted VoIP and video provider GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. (Booth 708) landed a new customer in Greenfield Communications. The company builds FTTH networks for master-planned communities. Residents in Greenfield communities have had access to GlobalTouch digital voice services since July. As wired communities continue to sprout across the country, such as those developed by Greenfield, its […]

On the Level

Kevin O’HaraPhoto by Susan Goddard Level 3 Communications Inc. has been in the spotlight lately because of its two-year acquisition spree a roll-up strategy that is an integration challenge that can confound the best of operations. On top of that, the company has acquired its way into the enterprise business, making its wholesale-only approach a […]

Disney Mobile to Shut Down

The Walt Disney Co. is ending another MVNO attempt. The company said Thursday it will cease sales of its family-oriented Disney Mobile immediately and support the product until Dec. 31. The offering, which allowed parents to track their children, limit the amount of voice and data used and control expenditures, among other features, used the […]

Level 3 Enhances Business Partner Program

Level 3 Communications Inc.s Business Markets Group today announced it has added several new components to its Business Partner Program. Level 3 has implemented joint go-to-market planning, in-depth training and competitive incentive programs, and additional Web-based planning tools. The comprehensive program enables select telecommunications agents and VARs to sell Level 3’s fiber-based IP, data and […]

Play to Win in VoIP

In the highly competitive VoIP marketplace, developing the right channel partner relationships and strategies is the key to success. In todays general session, Succeed, Dont Just Survive: Playing To Win in VoIP, Bill Taylor, president of consulting firm Corporate Ladders, promises to provide new ideas to reshape toolkits for success in this very lucrative arena. […]

TouchTone Enters Wireless Market

TouchTone Communications (Booth 104-106) announced its entry into the wireless market. The reseller has been offering long-distance and local, data and Internet services nationwide for nearly 15 years. The new service is available for sale by TouchTones agents. The companys wireless services include voice, data, text, MMS, and high-speed broadband via mobile modem cards. Its […]

BCN Solutions Express Helps Agents Market with Custom Newsletter

BCN Solutions Express (Booth 620-622), a strategic partner of reseller BCN Telecom Inc., announced it is helping its agents market its products and services with new, private-label electronic newsletters. There will be two versions of the newsletter one written for agents and the other for end-user customers, said Tom McCrosson, CEO for BCN Solutions Express. […]

SageQuest Launches Agent and Dealer Program

SageQuest LLC, a provider of fleet and mobile workforce tracking technologies, recently launched its agent and dealer program to help distribute its GPS-enabled fleet tracking product. The company launched the program in August and said it hopes to use it to expand 2007 sales, escalate market share and increase interest in GPS fleet technologies. After […]

Gartner: Worldwide Communications-as-a-Service Revenue to Total $252 Million in 2007

The market for communications as a service (CaaS) has started relatively slowly as providers determine how to define, package and market service as a value-added Internet protocol (IP) telephony offering, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide CaaS is projected to total $251.9 million in 2007, a 37.6 percent increase from last year. The market is expected […]

FCC Allows All Bells to Combine Local, LD Operations

Qwest Communications International Inc. no longer is the only BOC one-stop shop. On Aug. 31, the FCC released an order that allows AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. to also combine their local and long-distance operations. Under Section 272 of the 1996 Telecom Act, Bells must provide long-distance service in their own regions through separate […]

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