CommPartners Closes TxLink Acquisition

Wholesale IP operator CommPartners has acquired TxLink, a privately held company that sells wholesale VoIP to enterprises, resellers, ISPs, PBX integrators and carriers. With the acquisition of TxLink, we will continue to expand our wholesale service offerings with a new proprietary line of services designed to offer our partners the best VoIP solutions available, says […]

PAETEC Adds Software to Product Line

Agents for PAETEC Communications Inc. now can sell software products through the provider. PAETEC said this week it has expanded its third-party relationships to include its proprietary PINNACLE Communications Management Suite; its first PINNACLE affiliate is Strategic Computer Solutions Inc. (SCS), an IBM reseller. PINNACLE Communications Management Suite offers integrated software for workflow optimization, asset […]

NGT Upgrades 6DegreesIP

Wholesale hosted VoIP provider New Global Telecom (NGT) this week released version 3.4 of its 6DegreesIP VoIP product. New developments include: availability of LineSider Communications’ SecureVoIP voice encryption technology; front-end order entry and provisioning capability for customers; and a limited-time promotion around NGT’s integrated TelPack Toolbar, which allows end users to make and accept telephone […]

Making Sense of Wireless Broadband — Part II

With all the MegaHertzes and 802.whatevers being bandied about, you might be confused as to what the difference is between WiMAX and pre-WiMAX, licensed and unlicensed, GSM and CDMA. But categorizing wireless broadband is essential to knowing what to pitch to your customers. In Part II of this two-part series, we discuss wireless data technologies: […]

Mpower Issues Stock Warrants

Since launching the Take Stock in Mpower program last year, Mpower Communications (Booth 301), a sponsor of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, has issued nearly 300,000 warrants forMpower common stock to master agent partners who have met the performance thresholds. The Take Stock in Mpower program was designed to spur master agents to reach […]

Qualmax Carries Minute Business

Qualmax Inc. (Booth 616) is announcing a joint venture with iNode Corp., which allows it not only to design and build VoIP networks, but to provide carrier services to its customers. Qualmax supplies hardware, financing and engineering services that can be packaged for a discounted rate. iNode runs and bills the call traffic. Today we […]

ComTech21 Adds Proprietary VoIP, Boasts Triple-Play Success

ComTech21 (Booth 417) adds proprietary VoIP to its slate of services this quarter. The switchless telecommunications reseller, which is certified and tariffed in all 50 states, also this week is telling its story of exceptional growth during 2004. The company attributes its growth to the resounding success of its Triple Play Program, a substantial increase […]


Posted: 05/2002 Plug-and-play Collaboration Appliance Maker Offers Alternative to Outsourcing, Proprietary Hardware By Khali HendersonDAVID FRIEND WANTS to redefine how conferencing solutions are deployed. The 20-year telecom entrepreneur hopes to do that with his latest venture – Sonexis Inc. Before co-founding Sonexis in 1999, Friend was chairman and co-founder of FaxNet Corp., a supplier of […]

E-Channel: News Briefs

Posted: 10/2000 News Briefs * Inc. (, which recently added 18 DSL providers, may have the largest database of DSL plans in the country. The information is available through the company’s new "DSL Search & Save” function.Small businesses can use DSL Search & Save to compare more than 120 DSL plans from 35 providers–side […]

Long Distance – Genesis Takes Rates to Latin America

Posted: 06/2000 Genesis Takes Rates to Latin America Genesis Communications International Inc. (, a provider of local and long distance telecommunications services for the U.S. Hispanic market, has taken its prepaid, long-distance telephone service to Latin America. Available through distributors nationwide, the service extends Genesis’ prepaid calling program, and provides consumers with competitive international rates […]

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