POTS

 

AT&T’s Potential End of POTS Draws Anger, Concern

AT&T has proposed a bill to the Kentucky state legislature that would deregulate basic telephone services in areas served not only by Ma Bell, but also by Cincinnati Bell and Windstream in the Bluegrass State.

Lightyear Pushes Local Dial Tone Sales

In the era of cloud, this may seem counter-intuitive. But the CLEC says rumors of POTS’ death have been “grossly exaggerated” and it’s offering a bonus to agents.

There Can Be Only One

SMBs are finding it more and more complicated to purchase business phone solutions. Set aside the debate between whether it should be hosted or premises-based, there are a lot of other considerations to make as well.

Granite Extends Agent Program to Canada

Reseller Granite Telecommunications has expanded its footprint to include Canada, and is pursuing indirect sales agents in the U.S. and Canada to sell in the new territory under an expanded North American agent program.
 

TBI Adds Granite to Supplier Roster

Chicago-based master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc. announced Thursday that it has added local reseller Granite Telecommunications to its vendor lineup. Headquartered in Quincy, Mass., Granite Telecommunications provides nationwide local POTS, broadband data and structured cabling services to multilocation businesses. Granites status as the nations largest provider of POTS to multilocation business clients makes them a […]

BCN Telecom Adds Business POTS in NJ

BCN Telecom Inc., Bedminster, NJ., announced this week the launch of business-class local line services in New Jersey. The services will be available for sale through the company’s agent channel. The addition rounds out BCN Telecom’s available business product set, which already includes dedicated and switched long-distance, integrated T1, local PRI, dedicated Internet T1s, MPLS, […]

Like a Rock: Granite Grows on Solid Performance

Truth be told, I wasn’t easily sold on the idea of writing an article about Granite Telecommunications LLC. Really, what’s so interesting about a POTS reseller? The good folks over there, including CEO Rob Hale, a longtime industry friend, readily admits there’s not one thing sexy about it – until you consider that the privately-held […]

BCN Telecom Adds POTS Lines in Pennsylvania

BCN Telecom Inc., Bedminster, NJ., announced Friday the launch of business-class local line services in Pennsylvania. The addition rounds out BCN Telecom’s available business product set, which already includes dedicated and switched long-distance, integrated T1, local PRI, dedicated Internet T1s, MPLS, Ethernet and gigabit Ethernet and conference calling. “BCN’s combined voice and data service offering […]

Ernest, PlanetOne Join Forces for POTS

Ernest Communications has signed on with PlanetOne to provide POTS – plain old telephone service – through the master agency. “Ernest fills a real need for us,” said Ted Schuman, CEO of PlanetOne. They specialize – and excel – in reliable telephone service as the foundation of their business. We see plenty of opportunity to […]

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