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COMPTEL Elects New Board of Directors

Members of COMPTEL will elect their 2007-08 board of directors today following the annual membership meeting at 10 a.m. Sixteen of the 27 seats are up for grabs; nominees for the positions were not disclosed. COMPTEL members will vote for five directors in the small company member category, five directors from among the medium company […]

GlobalTouch Lands Greenfield Communications

Hosted VoIP and video provider GlobalTouch Telecom Inc. (Booth 708) landed a new customer in Greenfield Communications. The company builds FTTH networks for master-planned communities. Residents in Greenfield communities have had access to GlobalTouch digital voice services since July. As wired communities continue to sprout across the country, such as those developed by Greenfield, its […]

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 […]

New Wireless Alternative Available for Sprint Wholesale Customers

Sprint (Booth 508, and COMPTEL sponsor) has released the Sprint PCS Data Link for Wireless WAN. The service, available to wholesale customers, connects end users business WANs that use wireless technology for primary access. It also acts as a wireless backup. Sprint PCS Data Link provides wireless remote access for mobile workers. Now, with Sprint […]

Kentrox Offers New Products With Ingram Micro

Kentrox, a manufacturer of infrastructure solutions, today announced it is offering two new products for distribution with Ingram Micro Inc. With this agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute the W1100 and W1120 Wireless WAN Gateways from Kentrox. The gateways provide reliable access to wireless data services for businesses and are designed for easy setup and operation. […]

Talkdynamics Announces New Release of evoke

Talkdynamics Technologies Inc., a provider of VoIP intercom and conferencing software applications for the enterprise, government and mobile markets, announced the release of evoke, the latest version of its VoIP intercom and conferencing application. evoke is a VoIP, multiuser conference and intercom application that enables business users, collaborative workgroups and social networks to instantly and […]

Aspect Software Practices What it Preaches with Asterisk Business Edition Implementation

Interest in open-source implementations has been steadily growing in the wider technology community and has now entered the communications arena. Companies are beginning to recognize open source as a viable telephony option for an IP PBX. The reasons for this increase interest: lower costs, extreme flexibility, highly customizable applications and even heightened security protection. Adoption […]

SIP Forum Creates SIPconnect Compliant Program to Address Standards

SIP Forum announced at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo the introduction of the SIPconnect Compliant program, a unique certification mark created to ensure interoperability among equipment manufacturers, software providers and service providers, as well as to promote further adoption of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as the standard for VoIP communications. The SIPconnect Compliant logo […]

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 […]

Verizon to Release Four New Phones

Verizon Wireless took the wraps off four new phones Wednesday it hopes will compete against popular selections such as the iPhone. The company said the devices will be available in time for the holiday season. They are the Verizon Wireless Juke by Samsung, the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 smartphone, The Venus by LG and The Voyager […]

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