Session Addresses How to Protect Your Brand through QoS

Nothing can sully a brand as quickly as a bad customer experience. So CompTel/ASCENT today is presenting a session entitled QoS: Protecting Your Brand. Session panelist Barry Kantner, who is vice president of marketing at World Wide Packets, says service providers need the correct quality of service mechanisms in the network to enable services at […]

Interconnection Renegotiations Seen Bearing Little Fruit

As the clock winds down to the day FCC rules are slated to expire, telecommunications providers have cut few agreements to lease the regional Bell networks. That begs the question: If new agreements are not reached by June 15, will the biggest local phone companies honor or declare void existing interconnection agreements? Or as Brad […]

Agents Unplugged

Agents and resellers who ignore the wireless market will do so at their peril. That’s the word from panelists of today’s Mobile and Fixed Cellular session. "Wireless is a more convenient and less expensive solution for businesses, so the embedded based of wireline is eroding rapidly," says panelist John Horn, national director of the VAR […]

Channel Partners News – A Sneak Peek at the Wireless Conference Track

A Sneak Peek at the Wireless Conference Track Tara Seals and Paula Bernier The Channel Partners Conference & Expo has planned a two-session track dedicated to wireless service opportunities in Wi-Fi, mobile and fixed wireless. Please see the agenda, here: In Wi-Fi, uncover business opportunities along the broadband wireless service delivery chain and profit […]

Survivor: Telecom

Posted: 10/2002 Survivor: Telecom Who Will Outdo the Competition? Experts Pick Their Favorites Philip Jacobson CONTESTANTS ON THE CBS series Survivor have nothing on today’s telecom executives. Dropped into the heart of the tech bust, these players have had it tougher longer than any two-bit game show contestant. Of course, today’s telecom marketplace is far […]

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