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Telarus Releases Ethernet Search Tool

Master agency Telarus today announced that it has released an “XML Plug-In” version of its Ethernet search tool for use by its agents. The addition of the Ethernet search tool to the existing GeoQuote plug-in allows agents the ability to attract and process leads using their own Web sites in addition to the main Telarus […]

Voda One, Avaya Financial Services Enhance Funding Program

Westcon Group Inc. said Wednesday its Voda One business practice has teamed with Avaya Financial Services to deliver additional funding capabilities to its customer reseller base. Voda One resellers can use the enhanced Advanced Funding program to receive capital funding upfront upon delivery of the equipment to the end user customer. This helps the reseller […]

AT&T Buys 700MHz Spectrum, Nails in the Coffin for Mobile TV

AT&T Inc. has agreed to buy 12MHz of wireless spectrum in the 700MHz band from Aloha Partners LP for $2.5 billion, which may signal Alohas exit from the wireless space. Aloha is the largest holder of 700MHz spectrum to date, covering 196 million U.S. residents in 72 of the top 100 markets in the U.S. […]

Verizon: VoIP is VoIP

Verizon Communications Inc. has asked the FCC to regulate all VoIP services and providers not just over-the-top companies such as Vonage Holdings Corp. on an interstate basis. Such a move would override state authority. It also could impact the rules governing how competitors interconnect with incumbents networks Verizons proposal comes as part of its continued […]

Voda One Training to Educate Resellers on VoIP for the SMBs

Westcon Group Inc. announced that its Voda One business practice is hosting a new road show series dedicated to helping its resellers find success in the small business market. The training is focused on Avaya Quick Edition, Avayas VoIP platform targeted at small businesses and enterprise branches. Westcon Group vendors supporting this solution and participating […]

Forsee Out as Sprint CEO

Gary Forsee, chairman and CEO of Sprint, resigned on Monday. The news came about a week after several media outlets cited anonymous sources who said the move was imminent. Forsee has come under fire from board members for Sprints ailing financials. Indeed, Sprint lowered its financial forecast for the current quarter, saying revenue would fall […]

Vonage Settles With Sprint

Vonage Holdings Corp. on Monday said it will settle its patent dispute with Sprint Nextel Corp. by paying $80 million and licensing the technology it was found guilty of illegally using. Vonage lost another patent infringement suit two weeks ago. The IP telephony company now says it’ll pay $35 million for past use of Sprint’s […]

Sprint Stocks Down on Board, CEO Rumors

Sprint shares were down 27 cents during mid-day trading on Friday amid industry rumors that a stockholder wants to sit on the companys board and that CEO Gary Forsee could be on his way out. Relational Investors LLC owns about 1.9 percent of Sprints shares and has stated its concern this week about Sprints management […]

Kentrox Offers New Products With Ingram Micro

Kentrox, a manufacturer of infrastructure solutions, today announced it is offering two new products for distribution with Ingram Micro Inc. With this agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute the W1100 and W1120 Wireless WAN Gateways from Kentrox. The gateways provide reliable access to wireless data services for businesses and are designed for easy setup and operation. […]

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 […]

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