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Carter Joins Martin Group Software Sales Team

Martin Group Inc. (Booth 618), an OSS/BSS software provider, announced that David Carter has joined the company as a territory sales manager responsible for OSS/ BSS software sales in the southwest region of the United States. Carter brings more than 20 years experience in the communications industry with a strategic focus in the IOC marketplace. […]

Sirius Telecom Expands in New York

Sirius Telecommunications Inc. (Booth 428) has expanded its site and services in New York City. The colocation provider has expanded its 60 Hudson location by 8,000 square feet. Thanks to that growth, Sirius now offers 24/7 access and tech support, with cabinets, racks and cage space available. In addition, the company added new HVAC and […]

Is Ethernet the Holy Grail of Transport?

The network of the future is under construction as we speak. It is a project that has no clear beginning and likely no end. However, there are some clear goals for this network. First and foremost is to support highbandwidth, any-to-any services like video, gaming, telecommuting, e-commerce, mobility, etc. As grand as the vision might […]

Thoughts on the FCC

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Special access pricing flexibility. Forbearance petitions. The 700MHz wireless spectrum auction rules. These are just some of the major issues facing the FCC now. (The FCC has not ruled on long ignored issues such as inter-carrier compensation, virtual-NXX, and USF reform, but has had plenty of time for indecency). I did […]

Federal Lawmakers Take Time Out for Telecom Policy Issues

Congress appears to be taking a renewed interest in telecom issues. In the past week, two subcommittees have held hearings on special access, Bell forbearance petitions and copper loop retirement. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., held the first hearing last week. He is chairman of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Kerry wanted to examine ways […]

Microsoft Introduces Response Point Phone System Software

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it has released its Microsoft Response Point phone system software aimed at SMBs to manufacturing. Microsoft worked with D-Link Corp. and Quanta Computer Inc. on the product. Microsoft Response Point, a premises-based phone system aimed at the very smallest of SMBs, certainly has competitive pricing and the integration with Outlook is […]

NBS Offers Hosted VoIP with Phone

NBS (Booth 408-410), a New York metro area-based telecom reseller and service provider, marked its show debut of the new Hosted Seat with Phone solution at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. With this offering, NBS customers now have access to the latest IP voice technology and converged network infrastructure, without having to purchase new […]

What’s New?

FIRST LOOKS AT NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR THE CHANNELSpecial Edition! Products Featured at the Channel Partners Expowww.phoneplusmag.com/ channelpartners TNCI Launches TNCInet TNCI has unveiled TNCInet, a VoIP service for businesses. The product provides enhanced features such as unified communications, find me/follow me, IP call center beyond the PBX, and a service delivery platform for […]

Successful Advocacy Begins Locally

Comptel was founded more than 26 years ago by entrepreneurs hoping to bring to consumers an alternative to the monopolistic long-distance service of the entrenched Ma Bell, AT&T. Over the years, its members have been a driving force behind the explosion of new technologies and services, including the Internet, on which consumers and businesses depend […]

NuVox Rolls Out Wholesale Services

  NuVox Communications launched a new wholesale program for resellers, cablecos and larger carriers needing backhaul and VoIP. The company recently merged with service provider FDN. Once the deal closed, they combined their strengths FDNs product set and NuVoxs MPLS network to roll out the wholesale channel, says Jim DaBramo, executive vice president of strategic […]

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