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Progress Telecom Offers FlexBand

Progress Telecom (Booth 1019) now offers customers the ability to bundle current and future bandwidth needs into a single transaction, thereby qualifying for volume discounts. Under the FlexBand program, Progress Telecom gives customers the ability to grow their bandwidth as needed by activating circuits as business growth dictates. FlexBand addresses customer demand for future connectivity, […]

WhaleBack Adds Features to CrystalBlue Voice Service

Whaleback Systems at VON introduced two new features to its CrystalBlue Voice Service, which gives SMBs access to VoIP through a cable or DSL connection. The features are Road Warrior Functionality and OrcaDial. Road Warrior Functionality allows businesses to connect multiple offices, mobile employees and telecommuters as if they were all located under one roof. […]

Brightpoint Enters Master Agreements With 8×8, Cingular, Microsoft

Brightpoint (Booth 229) has announced that its subsidiary Wireless Fulfillment Services LLC has been appointed as a master agent by 8×8 Inc., and master dealer for Cingular Wireless. The companys subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. also has signed a master services agreement with Microsoft Corp. Under the terms of the 8×8 agreement, Brightpoint will market […]

WCS Takes Wraps Off VIPnet

Wholesale Carrier Services Inc. (WCS, Booth 427) at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo unveiled its latest service, Virtual Intelligent Peering Network (VIPnet). The new addition to the WCS product portfolio gives WCS channel partners the ability to access a route and a cost-efficient IP backbone for their voice and data telecommunications, the company said. […]

Global Crossing Introduces Managed IP VPN, Collaboration Services

Channel Partners Expo sponsor Global Crossing announced the introduction of a new managed services bundle for IP VPN and has expanded the staffing for its conferencing and collaboration services to provide more support for agents. The new IP VPN services resulted from input by customers and the market generally that there was a gaping hole […]

Copps: FCC Needs to Better Address its Homeland Security Role

The FCC, which by federal law is responsible for public safety as it relates to communications, is falling short of meeting its responsibilities, said FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, during a rousing speech at the NTCA show yesterday. But the agency is working to correct that, he said. “We meaning us and the government dont have […]

Copps Says U.S. Needs Broadband Strategy

Making broadband available to the masses is as important as universal access for phone service, yet the United States is “in the ditch” in terms of its worldwide ranking for broadband access, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps said yesterday during a keynote speech at the NTCA show in San Diego. “It’s time to think of broadband […]

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…ON THE FCCS INTENT TO REFORM THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND, AND THE LIKELIHOOD THE COMMISSION WILL ADOPT A NUMBERSBASED SYSTEM AS OPPOSED TO THE CURRENT REVENUE METHOD THAT WOULD CHARGE EVERYBODY A USF FEE REGARDLESS OF HOW MUCH THEY USE THEIR LANDLINES. This methodology has many advantages it is easy to administer, it would be […]

Target: SMB

Solution providers can achieve more success in the SMB market if they focus on understanding their customers’ requirements and develop targeted strategies that resolve business problems. There are many technologies available today that not only reduce maintenance costs of a network infrastructure, but also enhance the overall efficiency of an operation. Today’s convergence technology solutions […]

Allied Telesyn Wins North Dakota Telephone Company Bid

Allied Telesyn (Booth 1053), a global provider of secure end-to-end Ethernet/IP solutions for businesses, announces its IP triple play solution has been chosen by North Dakota Telephone Company (NDTC) for a multimillion-dollar FTTx overbuild of its Devils Lake Exchange, which serves more than 3,500 subscribers. Products to be deployed by NDTC include the integrated multiservice […]

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