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Level 3 Snaps Up TelCove

Level 3 Communications Inc. is at it again. The wholesale provider, which two weeks ago announced its third acquisition of the year, said on Monday it next will buy TelCove Inc., a privately held CLEC based in Pennsylvania. Level 3 already has snapped up competitive carriers Progress Telecom and WilTel Communications Group LLC within the […]

Arbinet, PacketExchange Team to Help VoIP Providers

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. has made a commercial arrangement with wide-area peering company PacketExchange so VoIP service providers can connect to its voice exchange using a private IP backbone from 24 PoPs in Europe. The PoPs will function as Arbinet VoIP Exchange Delivery Points, and Arbinet will extend its voice services to PacketExchange customers connecting […]

LINX Debuts Peering Review Software

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world’s largest exchange points, said today that ISPs and NSPs can explore in advance the business advantages of peering through an Internet exchange point. LINX and solutions partner Renesys Corp. have launched LINX Peering Professional, a peering review software tool that enables a prospective new member of LINX […]

BellSouth Launches Regional Fast Packet Access Service

BellSouth Corp. announced the launch of Regional Fast Packet Access Service (RFPAS), providing a more cost-effective solution for service providers to expand their markets and serve customers across the BellSouth region. RFPAS will enable customers to construct frame relay and ATM networks across the BellSouth region and aggregate frame relay and ATM traffic at major […]

Global Crossing Introduces Mobile IP Connect

Global Crossing on Wednesday launched Global Crossing Mobile IP Connect, which allows mobile and remote workers to securely connect to the Internet from thousands of hotspots and access points around the world. Global Crossing developed the service with the help of iPass Inc. Mobile IP Connect is available to agent partners to offer to enterprises. […]

Generation Direct Unveils SalesCycle.NET

Generation Direct Inc. (Booth 110), a provider of live operator third-party verification services, has announced the availability of TPV services tied to a hosted CRM front end with the introduction of SalesCycle.NET. The solution is a Web-based CRM system providing real-time access to data and call recordings for intelligent TPV retrieval. Over the last four […]

AT&T to Expand Globally

AT&T Inc. said today it plans to extend its services to more locations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States throughout 2006. The carrier expects to expand its dedicated MPLS-based IP access capabilities to offer service nodes in 127 countries; integrate 1,000 legacy SBC nodes into AT&T’s MPLS network; […]

Amdocs Launches Customer-Centric Service Assurance Solution

Amdocs (Booth 224) is launching its Customer-Centric Service Assurance solution, a portfolio of Amdocs products, services and partner solutions to successfully link the network to the customer. By integrating processes such as incident, problem and change management with software that monitors network service problems and performance, Amdocs allows carriers to have a single view of […]

ATIs Got You Covered

ATI (Booth 101) is turning agents into cover girls and guys with its booth promotion at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo this week. A photographer will be on hand during booth hours to take photos of agent attendees. Their photographs will be superimposed on the cover of PHONE+ magazine, and available immediately for agents […]

CompTIA Forum: A Nice Wayto Close Channel Partners Event

After two days of conferences and networking, bring all that new learning together by attending the CompTIA Convergence Solutions Provider Forum. In what promises to be a fairly informal setting, leaders of CompTIA, or the Computing Technology Industry Association (an association sponsor, Booth 910), will be on hand to foster discussion among Channel Partners attendees. […]

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