VoIP Inc.: New VoiceOne Network Complies with FCC 911 Rules

Carriers carrier VoIP Inc. has brought together its relationships with other service providers and call centers to create a private network for 911 calls. The company, which recently acquired Volo Communications, says the new VoiceOne network meets the FCCs mandate for VoIP providers to offer wireline-like emergency response services. Shawn Lewis, CTO of VoIP Inc., […]

Broadvox Announces Partnerships with Four Providers

Clear Reach Networks, a wired and wireless service provider for the northern and central Colorado area, including Denver, is launching business VoIP services using the Broadvox LLC hosted-PBX platform. Clear Reach was one of four new customer announced today by Broadvox, including Hotwire Communications, Virtual-Switch.Com, Inc. and VoIP Canada Inc. The Denver-based company uses mostly […]

T@G Master Agent Certification Program

PHONE+ and its T@G Partner Portal are rolling out the telecom industrys first master agent certification program in order to bring clarity to the definition of this unique player in the distribution channel. The definition of a master agent has been a moving target, says Marla Ellerman, group publisher of PHONE+. Everyone has opinions but […]

CPE-Service Partnerships Key to Channel Success, Bono Says

In this mornings special address, Brad Bono plans to discuss the evolution of partnerships between network services and CPE providers in an effort to create an end-to-end solution for end users. Bono has spearheaded the creation of such partnerships for PAETEC Communications, where he serves as co-COO. Bono also has served the CLEC, which he […]

Protus IP Solutions Launches Partner Program

Business messaging company, Protus IP Solutions Inc. (Booth 629), is announcing its Protus Channel Partner Program, which will provide turnkey, Web-based solutions for ISPs and VARs. The new program allows partners to quickly introduce high-demand services to customers. "Our existing partnerships have been a key part of Protus’ growth, and this new program will help […]

Tell ’em What They’ve Won, Bob

Renowned television personality and emcee Bob Eubanks will deliver the Channel Partners Conference & Expo keynote presentation today in Islander Room H. For four decades, Eubanks reigned supreme as the dynamic host of "The Newlywed Game," in addition to hosting or producing several other shows on all three networks. Eubanks began his broadcasting career as […]

Chinese Companies Look Abroad

Over the last few years, tech giants, including the world’s largest telecommunications equipment makers, have aimed to establish or expand relationships in a country where the majority of people still don’t own a phone: China. Despite remarkable growth in a country that feeds about four times as many people — 1.3 billion mouths — as […]

Getting a Channel Bounce

Posted: 04/2001 Getting a Channel Bounce Collocation, Web Hosting Good for IT, Telco Resellers By Josh Long Surging demand for web-hosting services, bandwidth and rack space is affording telecommunication companies and IT concerns who have been outsourcing their collocation needs an opportunity to bundle those turnkey solutions and partially resell them as services to third […]

BroadWing Takes Flight — But How High?

Posted: 01/2000 BroadWing Takes Flight — But How High? By Ken Branson "The world’s no longer driven by the big eating the small; it’s now the fast eating the slow," says Rick Ellenberger, president and CEO of BroadWing Inc. Ellenberger believes that BroadWing (, the newly launched amalgam of Cincinnati Bell Inc. and IXC Communications […]

Telcos Find Home in ASP World

Posted: 11/1999 Telcos Find Home in ASP World By Michael Mitsock In a nutshell, ASP is a rental or pay-per-use model for software applications aimed at consumers and, more importantly, at the burgeoning and barely tapped market of small to medium-sized businesses. What began as a fairly low murmur last May when the ASP Industry […]

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