Personality+: Gail R. McCulloch Saddling Up

It’s true that Gail R. McCulloch, vice president of indirect sales at PointOne, has been known to horse around. When he’s not busy generating revenue in the company’s alternative channels, he’s out collecting accolades for his prize-winning horses. Gail said he always wanted horses, but finally got into this hobby in about 1988. Today, he […]

reseller channel: News Briefs

U.S. Wireless Online Inc., a fixed wireless broadband network operator, has made a three-year wholesale marketing agreement with CLEC Lightyear Network Solutions LLC. Lightyear will exclusively promote and sell U.S. Wireless Online’s broadband service to its business customers in U.S. Wireless Online’s network coverage area. The contract calls for Lightyear to sell a minimum of […]

PointOne Offers Portal for DIDs

Wholesale VoIP network operator PointOne said today it is providing a portal for automated selection and automation of direct inward dial (DID) phone numbers to wholesale customers and distributors of its VoIP services. The new service will eliminate the delays and cost of manual provisioning of DIDs, the company asserts, allowing for faster service integration, […]

IBBS, PointOne Announce Partnership Agreement

Integrated BroadBand Services (IBBS) and PointOne today announced an agreement to jointly develop voice products and services for the North American cable industry. Atlanta-based IBBS provides OSS, NOC and call center services for cable operators. The agreement calls for the two companies to target cable operators wanting to offer triple-play services by combining IBBS software […]

SBC TIPToP Service Slammed

By SBC Communications Inc. came under fire this fall for introducing an interstate service that would allow VoIP providers to terminate traffic directly to its network. Critics say the offer known as TIPToP appears to discriminate against other telecommunications companies and is partly designed to bolster SBC’s argument that service providers directing traffic over IP […]

PointOne Announces StarPoint IP Business

PointOne Communications Inc. (Booth 100) announced StarPoint IP Business, a hosted IP solution for enterprises that want to replace or curtail further investment in their PBX system. StarPoint IP Business allows customers to replace an existing PBX system or keep an existing PBX system in place but integrate with PointOnes solution to accommodate additional line […]

News Briefs

VoIP network operator PointOne Inc. is buying some of the assets of IP services provider Callipso Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September. Namely, PointOne is acquiring Callipso’s existing customers, and taking over service and support responsibilities. “Given the similarities in the networks, points of interconnection and advanced VoIP infrastructures between PointOne and […]

reseller channel: Under New Management

By An irony of VoIP is at the same time it represents a collapsing or combining of voice and data network functionality, it complicates the quality provision of both services. This, in turn, creates an opportunity for resellers to offer enterprises that are disinterested in or illequipped to tackle this new challenge a range of […]

PointOne Launches Hosted IP Telephony Solution

PointOne (Booth 118) announced today it is conducting service trials for its new Hosted IP Telephony (HIP-T) solution for carrier, enterprise and consumer markets. This service will be available throughout North America and in select international locations upon completion of the service trials. HIP-T includes local calling, long distance, voicemail, call waiting, conferencing, unified messaging, […]

Wholesale Channel – PointOne Seeks Buyer in Voluntary Bankruptcy Filing

Posted: 10/2001 Wholesale Channel PointOne Seeks Buyer in Voluntary Bankruptcy Filing By Josh Long PointOne Telecommunications Inc., an Austin, Texas-based provider of voice-over-packet services, filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in August. The facilities-based provider of wholesale long distance voice services said the voluntary filing would give it the best opportunity […]

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