Panel Offers Tips for Riding the Mobile Data Wave

Wireless services present channel partners with new revenue opportunities as well as the ability to offer a broader slate of services. During todays New Business Opportunities session Mobility Marketplace: Wireless on Wheels, three panelists will discuss the benefits of getting unplugged. Panelist John Horn, national director for the VAR Channel at wireless carrier T-Mobile, notes […]

Channel Partners Salute the Back-Office

Agents, its time to be all you can be. The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is offering you the chance to go through basic training on the latest OSS/BSS applications for streamlining order management, trouble ticketing and customer service in todays concurrent session, Special Ops: Back-Office Boot Camp for Agents. Jim Lazeroff, director of marketing […]

From Drab to Glam, Agents Get a Makeover

Though some agents could use a consultation with a style guru, today’s makeover session is all business. Inspired by the then-new cable TV show, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," PAETEC CEO Arunas Chesonis proposed last September a panel that would train the scrutiny of channel experts on channel sales organizations in need of a […]

OSS Panel Considers Automation, New Demands of Bundling

Today’s session OSS Solutions for Improving Operations and Generating Revenue will address how automating back office processes can help service providers increase their margins and enhance customer service. One of the panelists will also weigh in on how service bundling affects OSS considerations. The session is one of a handful of Cisco Systems-sponsored panels this […]

Broadband Deregulation on Shaky Ground

Posted: 12/2003 Broadband Deregulation on Shaky Ground Laywers: Cable-Modem Ruling Undercuts Parity Case By Josh Long Sue Ashdown, president of the American ISP Association, says a recent court ruling may compel the FCC to think twice about easing the rules requiring the countrys largest local phone companies to open their broadband networks for use by […]

Soap Box – Agents Searching for Carrier Promise Keepers

Posted: 12/2000 Agents Searching for Carrier Promise Keepers By Kieren J. McCobb Having attended the September AgENt Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans and the "Sounding Off" Carrier Panel session, I would like to share some observations. What I saw were agents who fall into the category of: "We are full time at this business […]

Business News – Panel Heats Up AgENt Conference & Expo

Posted: 11/2000 Panel Heats Up AgENt Conference & Expo By Tara Seals Qwest Communications International Inc.’s ( vice president of sales Gordon Stark played the role of bullseye for agents looking to vent frustrations during the Sept. 19 "Sounding Off" Carrier Panel of PHONE+’s AgENt Conference & Expo in New Orleans. The open-forum panel discussion […]

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