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COMPTEL Elects New Board of Directors

Members of COMPTEL will elect their 2007-08 board of directors today following the annual membership meeting at 10 a.m. Sixteen of the 27 seats are up for grabs; nominees for the positions were not disclosed. COMPTEL members will vote for five directors in the small company member category, five directors from among the medium company […]

Rivermine and BBR Wireless Management Announce Merger

TEM provider Rivermine announced a merger with BBR Wireless Management. The companies said they merged to meet ongoing, high demand for unified wireline and wireless expense management solutions from global customers and channel partners. Coming together under the Rivermine name, the combined entity will have an installed base of more than 225 companies. “End-user organizations […]

Federal Lawmakers Take Time Out for Telecom Policy Issues

Congress appears to be taking a renewed interest in telecom issues. In the past week, two subcommittees have held hearings on special access, Bell forbearance petitions and copper loop retirement. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., held the first hearing last week. He is chairman of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Kerry wanted to examine ways […]

Nokia to Acquire Navteq for $8.1 Billion

Nokia said Monday it is buying navigation software maker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion. Nokia will pay $78 for each Navteq share including outstanding options. The deal has been approved by both companies boards and is subject to customary closing and regulatory conditions. It is expected to close during the first quarter of 2008. Nokia […]

Level 3s OHara Shares Vision for Industry, Channel

In his industry keynote address today, Kevin OHara, president and COO of Level 3 Communications Inc., will discuss the impact the changing competitive environment will have on the indirect channel and how partners, in concert with their suppliers, can maximize the long-term growth and health of the industry and their respective businesses. OHara also will […]

Boost Revenue With Hosted Call Center

Hosted call center technology takes center stage during todays session, Making Contact with Hosted Call Center Opportunities, where the panelists will discuss how to leverage these sticky services to combat the high commoditization of long-distance and other bread-andbutter connectivity services. Agents and VARs looking to move up the value chain can leverage hosted contact centers […]

Broadvox Adds to Management Team

Broadvox said Wednesday it has named David Byrd vice president of marketing and product management and Randy Imhoff vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Byrd has more than 25 years of telecommunications sales and marketing experience and previously served as vice president of channels and alliances for Telcordia Technologies and Eftia OSS Solutions […]

IPtimize to Acquire WTI

Denver-based IPtimize Inc. plans to buy CLEC WTI LLC in a move it expects will boost revenue and subscriber counts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, even though IPtimize is a publicly traded company. However, it trades on the Pink Sheets market, a system comprised of companies that dont have to meet any listings […]

ISPhone Offers U.S. Local, Toll-Free Numbers

ISPhone, a provider of wholesale services to VoIP service providers, on Tuesday announced the availability of U.S. local and toll-free telephone numbers, or DIDs. The service lets resellers offer their customers a U.S. presence, no matter where they are based, ISPhone said. DIDs may be pointed to gateways and other devices anywhere in the world. […]

Inc. 500 Lists Tout Telecom Companies

Inc. Magazine revealed its 26th annual list of Americas 500 fastest-growing private companies last week, and the list shows telecommunications as one of the top growth industries. The telecommunications category of companies grew by 1,056.5 percent on average, making it one of the top five most notable median growth categories, preceded by environmental services, food […]

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