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AVST Partners With Westcon Group

Unified communications provider Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) has signed a global distribution agreement with Westcon Group. AVST will be participating in Westcon Groups OneVoice and ConvergencePoint programs and Westcon resellers now have access to AVSTs unified communications offerings including its flagship product, CallXpress. The CallXpress platform delivers call processing, voice messaging, unified […]

Level 3 Stocks Drop on CFO News

Level 3 Communications Inc. shares fell nearly 9 percent by early afternoon on news that the company is looking for a new CFO. Level 3s stock was trading for $4.47, down 8.78 percent from the opening price of $4.75. CEO James Crowe said CFO Sunit Patel will remain with Level 3 during the transition period. […]

FCC Gives AT&T Partial Forbearance Relief

The FCC late Thursday night partially granted AT&T Inc.s petition for forbearance from rules governing its commercial broadband services. Perhaps of greatest concern to CLECs is that AT&T can price its commercial broadband services as it sees fit and not share those rates with providers using its networks. The FCC issued a statement just minutes […]

Siemens Launches Global Partner Program

Siemens Enterprise Communications today announced at its U.K. Sales and Partner Conference the launch of Go Forward!, its new Partner Accreditation Program. Initially being launched in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Netherlands, the new model will be rolled out across all regions in January. Go Forward represents a global investment of $8.15 million, which […]

Qwest Expands Wholesale Gigabit Ethernet Services to 10gbps

Qwest Communications International Inc. will offer wholesale customers Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) over Ethernet with speeds from 2gbps to 10gbps within key U.S. metropolitan markets. Wholesale customers can order Qwest DIA over Ethernet in 1gbps increments to consolidate Internet traffic and realize significant cost savings, said Qwest. A few years ago, people didn’t think companies […]

Nacchio Appeals Insider Trading Conviciton

Former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchios legal team is seeking to overturn his conviction for insider trading. Nacchios attorney, Maureen Mahoney, filed a 58-page brief with a federal appeals court Tuesday saying there was insufficient evidence for a conviction. She also said the judge gave improper jury instructions and excluded important defense testimony […]

Mashup Session Offers Intro to Benefits of Web Services

Theres little doubt that broadband and the Web are changing the complexion not only of data and video, but also of voice services. And its not just by enabling companies like Vonage to deliver VoIP. The move to IP and Web services also means that voice can be combined quickly and easily with various other […]

Exploring Carrier Media Options: Speeds and Needs

Technological advancements fueling broader media opportunities have increased the speeds for customer needs, with options designed for service providers, as discussed in-depth in this afternoon’s session, Next-Generation Technology Fiber vs. Copper vs. Gigabit Wireless. The event features speakers from copper bonding gear vendor Actelis Networks Inc., point-to-point microwave radio maker BridgeWave Communications and service provider […]

COMPTEL Wraps with Comprehensive Regulatory Workshop

COMPTEL will cap off the Fall 2007 Conference & EXPO tomorrow with a morning of workshops designed to update members on the latest in federal policy proceedings. First up are: wireline regulatory issues. Genny Morelli, a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and frequent COMPTEL panelist, will host the session. Christopher McKee, vice president […]

Global Crossing Announces Multiservice Deal with Readers Digest

Service provider Global Crossing (Booth 422), a leading global IP solutions provider, announced that Readers Digest Association, a global publisher and direct marketer of books, magazines, music collections and video, is using an array of its IP and voice services to improve internal communications among the companys North American and European locations. The carriers core […]

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