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Mission Possible

THERES A BIG BUZZ about wireless security and the inherent risks of deploying mobility initiatives across both the enterprise and SMBs. But what does wireless security really mean? Why is wireless security a critical issue to businesses? How can channel partners help SMBs understand how to implement a solid wireless security strategy for their networks? […]

What is a Partner Worth?

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO I have often had a vacillating relationship with carriers. Mainly because while they like to call us “partners, it is not usually the case. We are inexpensive tools for their sales department. When you have sold millions of dollars of billing for a company, you would think there would be a […]

Senate Takes First Step Toward Modernizing 911 Systems

The Senate has passed a homeland security bill that includes funds for public safety answering points (PSAPs) to upgrade systems to accommodate E911. The Senate on Tuesday evening passed the Improving America’s Security by Implementing Unfinished Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, which included an amendment sponsored by Sens. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and […]

TMC Celebrates 10 Years

TMC Communications (Booths 314-316) announced it is celebrating 10 years in business with two new promotions that give agents the opportunity to earn an extra 10 percent commission and huge cashback bonuses when they sell TMC voice and data products. The company also will host a series of celebratory events on the show floor. The […]

SwiftReach Networks Debuts Agent Program, Details Commissions

SwiftReach Networks Inc. (Booth 505) announced the launch of its agent program. SwiftReach has been in business for more than 10 years, providing high-speed community notification services and enhanced toll-free routing, such as custom store locators and IVRs. SwiftReachs agent program is being officially launched on March 4, to coincide with the opening of the […]

SwiftReach Networks Debuts Agent Program, Details Commissions

SwiftReach Networks Inc. (Booth 505) announced the launch of its agent program. SwiftReach has been in business for more than 10 years, providing high-speed community notification services and enhanced toll-free routing, such as custom store locators and IVRs. SwiftReachs agent program is being officially launched on March 4, to coincide with the opening of the […]

FCC Opened Forbearance Floodgate

IT WAS NEARLY ONE YEAR ago when a two-two tie at the Federal Communications Commission on whether to grant or deny a forbearance petition by Verizon Communications Inc. resulted in the Bell company receiving sweeping relief from federal and state regulation of its high-capacity broadband voice and data services. The commissions action was irresponsible, and […]

Round Table

Kevin Martin … On FCC Chairman Kevin Martins confirmation to head the agency for a second term Im pleased that we were finally able to clear Chairman Martin. He is a fine chairman, and I am delighted that he will have another term to continue his work at the FCC.Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, Senate Commerce Committee […]

Why Agents Should Insist on Evergreen Clauses

EVERGREEN? WHILE I UNDERSTAND this classification to be for plants and shrubs that bear foliage throughout the year, I had no idea what evergreen meant in the context of telecom when I entered the industry four years ago. I soon learned that in business circles, evergreen typically means a contract that renews from year to […]

FCC Again Delays Decision on AT&T-BellSouth Merger

The FCC late Thursday said it would not consider the pending $80 billion merger of AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp. at its Nov. 3 meeting. Three weeks earlier, on Oct. 13, the agency also had delayed consideration of the matter. Thursdays notice came as little surprise to the industry; speculation had run rampant all week that […]

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