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GLOBALINX Becomes VoIP Network Owner

IP Centrex and hosted PBX service provider GLOBALINX (Booth 615), a wholly owned subsidiary of 5Linx Enterprises Inc., a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, will switch to its own network to offer its VoIP users a robust, scalable platform for both residential and commercial needs. The company, which had been a reseller, says moving […]

The Managed Service Sell

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Managed Services are coming. As more services and applications move to the Web, the Internet becomes an easier sale. However, your basic small biz owner wants DSL or cable modem. You know, the lowest possible price. You have to explain SLA, uptime and mean-time to repair. The other route is to […]

Interoute Supplies Dark Fiber for European Initiative

The nonprofit organization, Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe (DANTE), which is building the GÉANT2 network for Europes National Research and Education Networks initiative, is looking to network owner Interoute for dark fiber and managed wavelength services. The core of the network which extends beyond the London-Paris-Amsterdam-Frankfurt rectangle is based on dark fiber. Interoute […]

Interoute Gets Cash from Tecom

Interoute Communications Ltd., the privately held owner and operator of the i-21 voice and data network in Europe, has signed a partnership agreement with Tecom, a United Arab Emirates telecom operator and member of Dubai Holding. Under the contract, Dubai Holding (Tecom) has taken a stake in Interoute, in exchange for an equity investment totaling […]

T-Systems to Locate Infrastructure with Digital Realty Trust

Digital Realty Trust Inc., owner of technology real estate, said this week T-Systems has selected two of Digital Realty Trusts Internet Gateway Facilities where it will house technology infrastructure for its network. Within the Deutsche Telekom group, T-Systems supports the business customer segment, ranging from medium-sized and large companies to multinational corporations and public institutions. […]

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Mans best friends tend to embrace the great outdoors often to the frustration of their owners. Locatis is coming to the rescue. The companys new PB100 pet-tracking device is a lightweight, water-resistant GPS/GSM device that attaches to a dogs collar. If a pet owner loses sight of his dog and wants to know its location, […]

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 […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 2/2003 Overheard… "Afghanistan has moved backwards toward the Stone Age at a time when we need to enter the Digital Age." — Masoom Stanekzai, Minister of Communications, Afghanistan, at the recent signing of a two-year agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to provide emergency support to war-torn Afghanistan in restoring its heavily damaged […]

Business News – Founder Sells U.S. Payphone School

Posted: 10/1999 Founder Sells U.S. Payphone School Dave Singleton, founder of the U.S. Payphone School, Ballston Spa, N.Y., which trains entrepreneurs for the payphone business, has sold the school. The new owners, George Sowards, owner of Premiere Payphone Services Inc., Bowling Green, Ky., and Jack Wheatley, owner of Wheatel Communications, Louisville, Ky., plan to take […]

Push 0+ for Profit

Posted: 08/1999 Push 0+ for Profit By Jay Lewis Many agents have overlooked selling operator services–a service that can still generate high commissions in the days of falling long distance rates. Operator services are not just for hotels and hospitals; they can be sold to more common business clients to whom agents already are selling […]

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