CompTIA Intros Ambassador Program

CompTIA has tapped 48 members and industry leaders to serve as liaisons to the organization and help drive recruitment.

Blowhards Need Not Apply

In case you havent heard, PHONE+ is looking for a few good industry channel execs for its all-new 2007-2008 Advisory Board. Selected members will serve as a sounding board for editorial content in PHONE+ as well as seminar content for the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. You might recall that the conference has had an […]

BandTel Joins Avaya DeveloperConnection Program

BandTel said Tuesday it has been selected to participate in the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program. BandTel said its SIP trunking services complement Avaya IP telephony to provide companies voice and data operations with one network infrastructure. Companies can transition to VoIP, gain access to enhanced network services and reduce telecommunications charges. The Avaya DeveloperConnection program promotes […]

COMPTEL Holds Annual Board Elections

COMPTEL will hold its annual board elections during the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and EXPO. Companies are allowed to nominate themselves or other COMPTEL members. They must make nominations within their membership voting categories, however. Nominations were due Sept. 8. Elections will be held for four directors in the small member category; five directors […]

CompTIA Reports Show, Membership Gains

CompTIA has increased its membership by about 3,000 since last year, said CompTIA Chairman Gary Gillam, who told attendees of the IT associations annual event held in Orlando this week the ranks are closing in on 25,000 worldwide. As part of the chairmans annual address to the CompTIA membership, Gillam also reported member retention of […]

CompTIA Forum: A Nice Wayto Close Channel Partners Event

After two days of conferences and networking, bring all that new learning together by attending the CompTIA Convergence Solutions Provider Forum. In what promises to be a fairly informal setting, leaders of CompTIA, or the Computing Technology Industry Association (an association sponsor, Booth 910), will be on hand to foster discussion among Channel Partners attendees. […]

WCS Launches ChannelPerks

Show sponsor Wholesale Carrier Services Inc. (WCS) is launching WCS ChannelPerks, a points-based incentive program for all eligible WCS channel partners. Rather than being located in a booth, the company, for the third consecutive year, is hosting guests at its executive suite on the 31st Floor of West Towers in the Regency Suite of the […]

Arbinet Expands in Asia

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. has expanded its exchange infrastructure and regional support in Hong Kong. The company has activated a switch in the Sino Favour Center, Hong Kong, so members there can trade with other world markets without making large investments in infrastructure or workers. Arbinets Asia membership includes Japan Telecom, KDD, New World Telecommunications […]

INDATELgroup Membership Continues to Grow

The president of the INDATELgroup (Booth 625) reports the not-for-profit trade association has grown from 15 charter members serving 14 states to 20 members serving 19 states. The groups members are independent telco-owned statewide network alliances that provide broadband access to underserved rural and metropolitan areas via fiberptic SONET routes. We couldnt be more pleased […]

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