Freedom Phone or Terror Phone?

Posted: 1/2004 Freedom Phone or Terror Phone? GSMK 100 Cryptophone A German company launched a new mobile handset for business executives that secures lines from eavesdroppers, sparking criticism it also could make criminals harder to catch. Berlin-based CrytoPhone, a unit of privately held GSMK, developed the phone by inserting encryption software inside a standard handheld […]

Carrier Channel: NEWS BRIEFS

Posted: 9/2003 NEWS BRIEFS A judge approved a $750 million settlement agreement between MCI and the Securities & Exchange Commission in one of the largest fraud cases in corporate history. Last year MCI revealed it had inflated its earnings over several fiscal quarters in a fraud that could be as high as $11 billion. The […]

News Briefs

Posted: 8/2003 News Briefs * Pennsylvania-based Premier Management Group Inc. (PMG), a telecom/datacom channel partner, has opened a new sales and marketing office in Houston. Operations will continue to be centralized at the corporate office in Lititz, Pa. PMG says the move is a first step in the execution of a long-term strategic plan, which […]

Option Shock

Posted: 06/2002 Option Shock Service Providers Grapple with Customer-friendly IP Billing By Peter Lambert Keith Wolters Senior director, product and industry marketing, Convergys Corp. BILLING VENDORS HAVE BEEN AWFULLY CREATIVE in generating usage-based, content-based and value-based pricing tools these past few years. Now their customers find themselves challenged to prove themselves equally creative in applying […]

The Big Get Bigger

Posted: 09/1999 The Big Get Bigger Twenty telecommunications companies, no more like behemoths, made the list of the world’s largest corporations, "The Fortune Global 500," in the magazine’s Aug. 2 issue. Their combined 1998 revenues represented $520.9 billion of the total $11.5 trillion represented by the 43 industries on the list. As an industry, that’s […]

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