Outlook 2013: Cable Communications

Cable communications analysts, providers and channel partners are in agreement that cablecos will continue to take share in the SMB space with the coax bundles and will grow their Ethernet services portfolios.

Hosted VoIP’s Victory?

While ShoreTel’s high-priced acquisition of M5 networks has hosted VoIP providers claiming victory, analysts say it’s just wishful thinking.

Agents Bullish on Speakeasy Deal

Agents are upbeat about the potential for the merger of Speakeasy with Covad and MegaPath a combo that creates a stronger company in terms of scale, product breadth and channel-friendliness.

Speakeasy To Merge with MegaPath-Covad

In a three-way transaction hyped as a next-generation CLEC, Speakeasy, Covad and MegaPath plan to merge, but analysts see it as a deal primarily about scale and Best Buys chance to step back from the telecom business.

U.S. Sports Complex in Iraq Dedicated to NPRGs Barnich

On Saturday, the U.S. State Department will dedicate a new sports field in Iraq to Terry Barnich. Barnich was the co-founder and CEO of research firm New Paradigm Resources Group (NPRG); he was killed by a roadside bomb just outside of Baghdad on Memorial Day 2009. Barnich had worked in Baghdad since January 2007 as […]

VON Conference Attendees to Receive Exclusive Research Report

PHOENIX, AZ, July 13 – Virgo Publishing and New Paradigm Resources Group, Inc. (NPRG) announced today that full-conference attendees at the VON Conference & Expo, Sept. 21-23 in South Beach, Fla., will receive copies of an exclusive research report entitled “The Competitors’ Migration: Who’s Where Along the Next Gen Curve.” Developed exclusively for VON by […]

NPRGs Barnich Killed in Iraq

The telecom industry is mourning the loss of Terry Barnich, 56, who was tragically killed in Iraq on Monday, Memorial Day. According to the Chicago Daily Observer, Barnich, president and CEO of New Paradigm Resources Group (NPRG), was killed by a roadside bomb while riding in an automobile convoy just outside of Fallujah, in Al […]

Personality+: In the Army Now Terry Barnich

Terry Barnich Terry stands next to the Armys new convoy vehicle, the Buffalo. Terry holds Saddams swords at the Hands of Victory monument in Baghdad. New Paradigm Resources Group President Terry Barnich has answered the call to duty. Despite having only one year of college ROTC under his belt, the lawyer is serving as Senior Advisor […]

Access, Birch Wrapping Up Merger

The merger of Access Integrated Networks Inc. and Birch Telecom is slated to close any day now, but this deal doesnt seem to have the impact of other combinations, such as that of PAETEC and McLeodUSA Inc. Rather, the coming together of Access and Birch will firm up regional coverage and provide new opportunities for […]

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