AT&T Video Share Expands Nationwide

First launched in Atlanta, Dallas and San Antonio at NXTComm in June, AT&T Inc. has now expanded its Video Share service to 160 markets nationwide. Video Share, which enables users to show people on the other end of the line what theyre looking at, requires a Video Share-capable handset and one of two Video Share […]

AT&T, Yahoo! Create Launch Mobile Service

AT&T Inc., Cingular Wireless and Yahoo! Inc. yesterday unveiled AT&T Yahoo! Go Mobile, an integrated service that lets consumers access their AT&T Yahoo! Internet customized online content and services from their wireless phones. AT&T Yahoo! Go Mobile is available on the Nokia 6682 handset from Cingular within AT&Ts 13-state footprint. The service also will be […]

IDT Launches Latino MVNO

IDT Corp. has rolled out TúYo Mobile, a wireless product tailored for Latinos. The prepaid service offers low rates for direct international calling, downloadable Latino ringtones and graphics, and a proprietary calling card feature allowing international calling from any phone using their TúYo balance. The offer is fully bilingual, including customer service, packaging, handset menu […]

Qualmax Carries Minute Business

Qualmax Inc. (Booth 616) is announcing a joint venture with iNode Corp., which allows it not only to design and build VoIP networks, but to provide carrier services to its customers. Qualmax supplies hardware, financing and engineering services that can be packaged for a discounted rate. iNode runs and bills the call traffic. Today we […]

Conference Group Offers No-Touch Conferencing Setup

The Conference Group (Booth 612), a privately-owned conferencing bureau, is highlighting its recently released Real-time Account Provisioning system. The system has an on-demand customer interface that allows immediate issuance of conference passcodes to a customer 24 hours a day. To obtain conference call access, the customer completes a short order form, including credit-card information. Upon […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: CallKey Puts New Twist on Callback

Posted: 8/2003 CallKey Puts New Twist on Callback By Paula Bernier and Khali Henderson Startup CallKey Ltd. has a new take on international callback service. Rather than a call-in number, the company’s technology relies on wireless text messaging, Web or Microsoft Outlook-based communication to initiate the calls. Like ’90s-era callback companies, CallKey seeks agents and […]

Carrier Channel: Minute By Minute

Posted: 10/2002 Minute By Minute Facilities-Based Exchanges Continue to Woo Risk-Averse Carriers By Khali Henderson DESPITE CONTRACTION AMONG international long-distance minutes exchanges, the survivors report they are profiting from carriers’ quest to manage both risk and margins. Curt Hockemeier The enduring exchanges — Arbinet-thexchange Inc. and Band-X Ltd. — both report increases in business in […]

Collaborative: Access Power Introduces Agency Program for PowerConferenceCall

Posted: 08/2002 Access Power Introduces Agency Program for PowerConferenceCall Access Power Inc. has introduced a sales agency program for the company’s new audio conferencing service for businesses, Power-ConferenceCall, which debuted at the end of May. Access Power, formed in 1996, also operates a consumer Web portal, FreeWebCall.com, which offers a suite of collaboration services, including […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: Death of Travel Cards Greatly Exaggerated

Posted: 07/2002 Death of Travel Cards Greatly Exaggerated By Tara Seals When an agent thinks "postpaid calling cards," the words "dead revenue stream" may follow swiftly. But calling cards still have niche markets with strong vital signs and include the high-margin items as an adjunct to a 1+ sale makes for easy additional commission. Postpaid […]

Wholesale: eYak ‘eSees’ Potential in Wholesale IP Platform

Posted: 12/2000 eYak ‘eSees’ Potential in Wholesale IP Platform By Khali Henderson eYak Inc. (www.eyak.com) announced the availability of its eSee Conferencing, the first enhanced service the wholesaler plans to offer over its new IP platform. CEO and founder David Friend says it will be built on unprecedented scale–100,000 ports–and offered at unprecedented price points. […]

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