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Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard to Deliver COMPTEL Opening Keynote

When it comes to achieving professional evolution in the face of intense competition and ever-changing business environments, few former athletes have achieved more and have more to share with COMPTELs membership than longtime boxing world champion turned broadcaster, turned entrepreneur, Sugar Ray Leonard. Leonards well-documented career, from which he will draw real-life stories in The […]

William G. McGowan

THEN: MCI Chairman William G. McGowan underwent a heart transplant in 1987. After a six-month recovery, he returned to his post as chairman until his death in 1992. During his tenure at MCI, the company grew from startup to $9.5 billion and had 16 percent of the American domestic and international long-distance market. NOW: McGowan, […]

Opening Keynotes Talk More About Whats Now Than Whats Next

The opening keynote speeches Monday at TelecomNEXT yielded little new in terms of news or opinion. But they gave NTT America Inc. President and CEO Norio Wada and Verizon Communications Inc. Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg a chance to reiterate the status of their broadband activities; Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt an […]

Opening Day Reactions

The show floor at Channel Partners opened Wednesday night to a large crowd of partners and more than 130 vendors. PHONE+ spoke to a few of the exhibitors about new products and programs as well as their support for the indirect channel and the exclusive industry event — the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Hear […]

Expo Boasts Winning Lineup

The Spring 2006 Channel Partners Conference & Expo kicked off its ninth year in winning form thanks to a lively keynote speech by Charles Barkley, sponsored by Voila IP; a general session that exposed attendees to the latest and greatest wireless devices; and an industry address from telecom veteran Dick Jalkut, president and CEO of […]

Conferencing Provider Expands Reseller, Affiliate Programs

MegaMeeting.com, a provider of Internet Video and Web conferencing services, said yesterday its growth during 2005 has enabled it to add more resellers and affiliates to its partner program. Resellers earn 30 percent of initial sign-up fees and 20 percent of ongoing, monthly recurring subscription fees, according to the company. The sky is the limit […]

reseller channel: MVNO Monster Jam

New MVNOs are pumping up their retro Air Jordans to prepare for a season opening of intense proportions. Ever since the big brand wireless resale model began attracting U.S. attention in late 2001, rumors have circulated about a new game in wireless, where the consumer is the most valuable player and custom-tailored content and applications […]

Upbeat Opening Showcases Blurring Business Lines

For the traditional telecom crowd, USTelecoms opening remarks were an exciting multimedia affair set against the backdrop of contemporary music and MTV-style sound bites and images. As Marshall McLuhan would say, the medium is the message. This departure of form is in line with a key theme of the show: business lines are blurring. The […]

Ernest Adds New Market to Coverage Area

Ernest Communications (Booths 406-408), a provider of local and long-distance services, will expand its footprint significantly in the remainder of 2005, with expected nationwide coverage, the company announced. Ernest is opening 10 new markets to complement its already expanded coverage across the United States. This month, Ernest opens for business in the following Verizon markets: […]

Globalstar Adds New Gateway

Globalstar LLC (Booth 714), the worlds most widely used handheld satellite phone provider and a leading supplier of high-value satellite voice and data services to business, announces it has enhanced service coverage in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean with the opening of a new Globalstar gateway in Sebring, Fla. The opening of […]

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