VoIP Wholesaler Momentum: Resellers Boost Sales 165%

VoIP wholesaler Momentum said this week its revenue grew 165 percent year-over-year by Jan. 31, 2010, due in large part to more reseller activity. Those channel partners gained more residential and SMB market share in 2009, and brought it to Momentum, the company said. “Before we partnered with our resellers, there was little-to-no phone service […]

Momentum Snaps Up vCentrix

The hosted VoIP consolidation wave has apparently begun: Momentum, a private-label VoIP operator, has announced the acquisition of fellow hosted VoIP provider vCentrix. vCentrix is a strategic addition to Momentum’s hosted services business. The acquisition extends Momentum’s engineering capabilities and capacity – enhancing the delivery of several complex voice products, including residential and multiple business […]

Delegates to Pack Channel Partners Convention

THE VOTES ARE IN! The expo hall is sold out and the number of registered attendees is up 55 percent* as of July 11 for the Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo, Aug. 23-25, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event the communications industrys only national convention exclusively for agents, VARs, systems […]

Mobile E-Mail on the Move

MOBILE E-MAIL BECAME A front-page story earlier this year when news that BlackBerry push e-mail service might be shut down due to a patent infringement lawsuit. But while the service rocketed into the general psyche over BlackBerrys troubles, uptake for e-mail-on-the-move remains low. With advances in usability and strides to marry corporate and personal use, […]

ConferencePlus Affinity Channel Gains Momentum

ConferencePlus (Booth 318), a global provider of audio, Web and video conferencing services, has added three new partners to its Affinity Program. The program is designed to enable nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes to offer their members a high-quality conferencing service at competitive prices. ConferencePlus has added the Federation of International Trade Associations […]

ConferencePlus Affinity Channel Gains Momentum

ConferencePlus (Booth 203) a provider of audio, Web and video conferencing, has added three new partners to its affinity program for nonprofit organizations wanting to offer their members conferencing at competitive prices. The new partners are the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA), the Business Marketing Association (BMA) and ACA International. We are very pleased […]

Efforts to Reform USF Gain Momentum, Incite Controversy

As the FCC considers reformation of the Universal Service Fund, Congress has its own ideas for change. Meanwhile, the Keep USF Fair Coalition is taking sides against the FCC and Chairman Kevin Martins support of a numbers-based system, and professing ideas more in line with a newly proposed House bill. The numbers-based system would assess […]

Mobility, Mergers and Momentum: Sprint Nextel Finalized

Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. are expected to close their proposed $70 billion merger today, giving birth to a new entity known as Sprint Nextel Corp., the nations third-largest wireless carrier after Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless. The marriage of equals is a bellwether for industry growth, and not just in terms of market […]

Tekelec Announces Optivon as New Customer

Optivon Inc., a hosted VoIP service provider, has chosen the Tekelec 6000 Application Server which used to be the VocalData Application Server for launching VoIP in the United States and Latin America. Tekelec made the announcement this week. Optivon says that with the help of Tekelecs server, it will create VoIP services including unified communications, […]

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