SBC Supports Women’s Museum

Bea Bourne, COO for The Women’s Museum (left), and Amanda Ray, representing SBC Communications, join Dallas-area Girl Scouts of Tejas Council to open the first of five boxes of monarch butterflies to symbolize the $500,000 grant from the SBC Foundation. SBC Communications Inc. has donated a $500,000 SBC Foundation grant to help launch a national […]

3PV Expanding Headquarters

3PV Third Party Verification (Booth 426), speech-enabled verification solution provider, has signed a letter of intent to lease an additional 13,420 square feet of office space adjacent to its current Altamonte Springs headquarters. With an expected move-in date of March 1, the deal will triple the size of the companys headquarters. 3PV also plans to […]

Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach

Posted: 11/2003 Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach Photos ASCENT’s president, Walt Blackwell TNCI’s booth The Wi-Fi session panelists Relieving stress on the show floor Staffers Bridget Brave and Tara Seals at the St. Moritz Lawn Party Previous Page | Back to Article


Posted: 6/2003 Spam Jam Spam accounts for 24 percent of corporate mailbox traffic and could grow to nearly half (49 percent) by 2007, The Radicati Group Inc. found. The real cost of spam is not in user productivity, which is highly subjective, but rather in the cost of the messaging infrastructure required to support inflated […]

Round Table

Posted: 5/2003 … ON THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION REDUCING UNE-P RATES IN VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.’S TERRITORY  "Under this decision Verizon pays AT&T and WorldCom to compete in California. It is hard to imagine a justification for this decision." — Tim McCallion, president, Verizon Pacific Region "These reductions validate the claims of MCI and others […]

ASCENT: 3PV Third Party Verification Reports Growth

3PV Third Party Verification (Booth 510) has grown its customer base by about 500 percent, internationally and domestically, while maintaining a 100 percent customer-retention rate. "We’re seeing the verification volumes increase dramatically month after month and that’s a very positive trend for the entire telecom industry," says Dale Combs, president of 3PV, claiming that the […]

Partner Channel: Focal Fashionably Late to Agent Party

Posted: 2/2002 Partner Channel Focal Fashionably Late to Agent Party By Khali Henderson After six months in development, Focal Communications Inc. rolled out its agent program in January. Company executives say the channel strategy’s time has come for the five-year-old integrated communications provider. While it may seem a little late in the game for the […]

Regulatory News – IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate

Posted: 08/2001 Regulatory News IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate By Kim Sunderland When the Democrats took over the U.S. Senate ( in the wake of Vermont Sen. Jim Jeffords’ resignation from the Republican Party earlier this summer, the nation’s IXCs and other competitive telecom carriers thanked the senator and their lucky stars.With new […]

Business News – Dole Delivers at ASCENT

Posted: 01/2001 Dole Delivers at ASCENT More than 2,000 people gathered in Anaheim, Calif., for the ASCENT Fall 2000 Conference and Exhibition, where Republican Party primary presidential candidate Elizabeth Dole exhorted the virtues of public service. The Nov. 13-16 show also featured performances by the Beachboys, Jay Leno, a trip to Disneyland and a glimpse […]

Election 2000

Posted: 10/2000 Election 2000 What’s in It for the Telecom Industry? By Kim Sunderland In May, FCC ( Commissioner Michael Powell blasted Chairman William E. Kennard and his democratic colleagues over their support of a "new" White House initiative aimed at providing affordable phone service to American Indians living on reservations.Saying he was “sincerely troubled” […]

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