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PAETEC CEO: ‘We Need to Work Better Together’

“We need to work better together,” said Arunas Chesonis, CEO of PAETEC Communications Inc., in his keynote yesterday, addressing an audience of competitive providers. “We are just a small part of the telecom universe,” he said. “We should do more work together. …We are not each other’s real competition.” Chesonis, who has been in the […]

telx Launches Enterprise Peering Facility in New York at 60 Hudson

telx (Booth 207) recently concluded the acquisition of 13,000 square feet of additional space at 60 Hudson St. The area is immediately adjacent to its core interconnection facility on the ninth floor. The company, which has the most densely populated physical network interconnection point in New York, dedicated a large portion of this expansion for […]

TELE-SCOPE

SCORPIO (OCT. 23 – NOV. 21) Okay, Scorpio, its finally your turn. If youre a Scorpio, chances are youve been really jealous of the other signs being the spotlight all year long. And, now you can finally stop obsessing. Fact: If we collected all of the detectives, both fictional and real, throughout the history of […]

ROUND TABLE

… On surviving carrier consolidation as a channel partner according to panelists on the Executive Roundtable at the Fall 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo (see related story). When you do have these megamergers, it does leave holes from an agent perspective. Last year, we were selling AT&T, SBC, MCI and Verizon often in all […]

Verizon and MCI Partner Program PHONE+ Exclusive Story

For the partner community, no situation has caused as much concern this year as the January 2006 merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI. The uncertainty about the terms of the combined companys partner program has led to a healthy rumor mill both verbally and on industry blogs at www.phoneplusmag.com and elsewhere. PHONE+ magazine will […]

Proxim Announces Community Access Network Equipment, Grant Program

Proxim Wireless Corp., a global provider of broadband wireless equipment and wholly owned subsidiary of Terabeam Inc., today introduced two initiatives aimed at advancing the deployment of broadband wireless networks for municipalities worldwide. The company announced a family of dual-radio, multifrequency, ruggedized outdoor Wi-Fi mesh products, leveraging its experience in enterprise-class Wi-Fi as well as […]

American Cable Teams With VoX Wholesale VoIP for Triple Play

VoX Communications Corp., eLEC Communications Corp.’s wholesale and retail provider of VoIP services nationwide, today announced American Cable Services, an independent cable operator located in Ocala, Fla., is deploying VoX services as the broadband phone component of a new triple-play offer, which also includes cable TV and high-speed Internet. The offering is being deployed first […]

SMS.ac Launches Mobile Pods

SMS.ac Inc. has launched Mobile Pods, a service that makes multimedia Web applications available to mobile consumers around the world. The company also said at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas it has released its xPML markup language that allows content owners and developers to convert their existing applications into Mobile Pods. SMS.ac claims it has […]

Optical Solutions Awarded GPON Contract

Gigabit passive optical network (GPON) provider Optical Solutions Inc. (Booth 1540) has announced that Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperative of Vernon, Texas, has initiated services with its FiberPath 500 GPON system, in the first of several competitive FTTH deployments planned for the next five years. According to Santa Rosa General Manager Dennis Raines, a large number […]

WestCom Launches TraderConneX

WestCom Corp. (Booth 519), an international telecommunications company that provides specialty trader voice and data products to the financial industry, announces here at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo that it will launch an enhanced trading platform, TraderConneX (TCX), providing one-day circuit turn-up times for on-net locations. WestComs TCX network was built specifically for the […]

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