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FCC Gives AT&T Partial Forbearance Relief

The FCC late Thursday night partially granted AT&T Inc.s petition for forbearance from rules governing its commercial broadband services. Perhaps of greatest concern to CLECs is that AT&T can price its commercial broadband services as it sees fit and not share those rates with providers using its networks. The FCC issued a statement just minutes […]

Level 3 Enhances Business Partner Program

Level 3 Communications Inc.s Business Markets Group today announced it has added several new components to its Business Partner Program. Level 3 has implemented joint go-to-market planning, in-depth training and competitive incentive programs, and additional Web-based planning tools. The comprehensive program enables select telecommunications agents and VARs to sell Level 3’s fiber-based IP, data and […]

CDW Adds to Carrier Services Team

Shane McNamara has joined CDW Corp. as practice manager, voice and data services where he will manage the day-to-day efforts of the companys carrier services. McNamara most recently served as director of sales and marketing of the channel partner program at Global Crossing. He also held positions at Casco Security Inc. and ILC Dover Inc. […]

Verizon Business Introduces Collaboration Calculator

Verizon Business introduced Tuesday a new Collaboration Calculator, a tool that the company said will allow organizations to measure how well their members work together and gauge how to improve collaboration. The Web-based tool, developed by Frost & Sullivan, is designed to help large businesses and government agencies measure the effectiveness of existing collaborative initiatives […]

Securing Opportunities

Securing Opportunities The Internet has given us lots to love and lots to be concerned about. As more and more small and medium businesses begin to embrace VoIP, unified communications and other IP technologies that provide a competitive edge, theres an accompanying recognition that these companies also need resources for securing those communications beyond a […]

McDowell Free to Join All FCC Votes

As of today, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell is able to participate in all FCC votes. McDowell has had to abstain from several important voting sessions because he was a lawyer for competitive carrier association COMPTEL prior to his June 1, 2006, appointment. McDowell could have taken part in the AT&T Inc.-BellSouth Corp. merger vote in […]

COMPTEL’s Comstock Resigns

Earl Comstock has resigned as president and CEO of COMPTEL, the competitive carrier association announced late Wednesday. Jerry James, former president of Grande Communications and a past chairman of COMPTEL, will serve as interim CEO of COMPTEL, effective immediately. Comstock said he is leaving COMPTEL to pursue other interests. He served as head of the […]

Intelliverse Welcomes MicroCorp to New Agent Program

Intelliverse (Booth 406) has partnered with MicroCorp, a leading telecommunications convergence company. The first master agent to join Intelliverses new agent program, MicroCorp will deliver Intelliverses VoIP service, callEverywhere, through MicroCorps channel to the SMB market. callEverywhere is a turnkey solution that leverages next-generation VoIP technology to meet business objectives, maximize profitability and extend competitive […]

Top Carrier Executives Discuss Role of Channel in Changing Industry

Join leading carrier executives as they discuss the changing competitive landscape, carrier channel engagement strategies and expectations for the evolving role for the channel in this must-attend general session, Carrier Roundtable at 2:10 – 3:10 p.m., Sunday, March 4, at the Spring 2007 Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Senior executives participating in this interactive session […]

Regulatory Track to Address Wireless Broadband, Net Neutrality, More

Even though the telecom reform bill the Bells lobbied so hard for last year never came to fruition, there still is a lot of regulatory activity to look forward to in 2007. The prospect of another rewrite attempt, however, is small. On the other hand, the FCC, Congress and the states are eyeing various issues, […]

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Polls

Which brand-new event at Channel Partners Evolution, Oct. 9-12, will you attend? (select up to two)

  • Business Innovation Hackathon (32%, 10 Votes)
  • Datto's Cyber Security Summit (19%, 6 Votes)
  • MSP 501 Awards Dinner (19%, 6 Votes)
  • Avant Special Forces Training (16%, 5 Votes)
  • Channel NX2Z Workforce Symposium (13%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

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