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Voda One Training to Educate Resellers on VoIP for the SMBs

Westcon Group Inc. announced that its Voda One business practice is hosting a new road show series dedicated to helping its resellers find success in the small business market. The training is focused on Avaya Quick Edition, Avayas VoIP platform targeted at small businesses and enterprise branches. Westcon Group vendors supporting this solution and participating […]

AT&T-BellSouth Merger Hits Hurdles

WITH THE FCCS APPROVAL of the AT&T Inc.-BellSouth Corp. merger in mid-October fraught by last-minute deal-brokering and controversy, agency Chairman Kevin J. Martin canceled consideration of the transaction altogether until November. He said he was responding to concerns voiced by Democratic Commissioners Michael J. Copps and Jonathan S. Adelstein, although other factors likely came into […]

COMPTEL Holds Annual Board Elections

COMPTEL will hold its annual board elections during the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and EXPO. Companies are allowed to nominate themselves or other COMPTEL members. They must make nominations within their membership voting categories, however. Nominations were due Sept. 8. Elections will be held for four directors in the small member category; five directors […]

TELE-SCOPE

LIBRA (SEPT. 23 – OCT. 22) What do I have to do to send you home in this beautiful late-model PHONE+ magazine today? Libra is the charmer, the sweet-talker and the salesman of the Zodiac. Thats right, partners, agents and resellers if youre a Libra, youve got the gift! Like its ruling planet, Venus, Libra […]

Round Table

… ON SPRINT NEXTEL CORP.S OCT. 5 LAWSUIT AGAINST VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP., VOICEGLO HOLDINGS INC. AND THEGLOBE.COM INC. ASSERTING THESE COMPANIES HAVE WILLFULLY INFRINGED SEVEN PATENTS RELATING TO VOICE-OVER-PACKET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY SPRINT NEXTEL. THE CARRIER SEEKS AN INJUNCTION AND UNSPECIFIED MONETARY DAMAGES. Voiceglos technology is unique, proprietary and patent-pending.Though we are still reviewing the […]

TelCove Joins COMPTEL

TelCove, a provider of business critical telecommunications services to enterprise customers and carriers, today announced that it has joined the COMPTEL industry trade organization. The membership became effective Oct. 1, 2005. Over the past two years, TelCove has grown significantly, both through acquisition and through investment in our legacy markets, says Bob Guth, chairman and […]

WTG Unveils Ultimate Winners Challenge

World Telecom Group (WTG, Booth 713), a master agency, is running a reward program from Oct. 1, 2005 – March 31, 2006 that gives winning partners free travel and lodging for its annual event, Tee & Sea 2006. Dubbed the Ultimate Winners Challenge, the contest automatically enters partners who submit orders between Oct. 1 and […]

AT&T Restructures Agent Program

AT&T Corp. says it has restructured its indirect sales program, including canceling some agent agreements as of Oct. 31. Kate Rankin, a spokesperson for the carrier, told PHONE+ in an Oct. 8 interview, AT&T has ‘simplified’ its program both in terms of the compensation structure and the requirements to be an agent. She declined to […]

ECA Promotes Convergence-Capable Channels

Posted: 12/2003 ECA Promotes Convergence-Capable Channels By Tara Seals Convergence now has an official champion. A host of industry players have come together to form the Enterprise Communications Association. The ECA is devoted to developing markets for blended voice and data networks and the applications surrounding them and the sound business, sales and service strategies […]

Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End

Posted: 11/2001 Wholesale Channel Five-Year Dispute Over PCS Licenses Likely to End By Khali Henderson In what could be the final chapter in the ongoing dispute over its ownership of certain PCS licenses, would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. was negotiating a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission and the major wireless carriers that won […]

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