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Brightpoint, HTC Extend Relationship

Brightpoint Inc. said Monday its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. has signed an agreement with High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) to distribute HTC GSM devices in North America. Brightpoint will be the authorized distributor for HTC’s Microsoft Windows Mobile-based GSM devices and related accessories to regional carriers, MVNOs and their respective independent dealers, VARs and […]

Panasonic, Cingular Add Toughbook Feature

Panasonic Computer Solutions Co. (PCSC) and Cingular Wireless said this week the Toughbook CF-74 notebook now features built-in support for the 3G UMTS/HSDPA BroadbandConnect Service from Cingular using Novatel Wireless Embedded Module. The CF-74 joins the CF-29 and the CF-18 as part of the Panasonics portfolio of UMTS/HSDPA-enabled notebooks. With this additional certification, users will […]

Panasonic Introduces New Toughbooks

Panasonic Computer Solutions Co., a provider of wireless mobile PCs, recently introduced two new Toughbook computers: The CF-19 convertible tablet PC and the flagship CF-30 clamshell notebook. The new Toughbooks come with Intel Core Duo processors, additional security features, and optional embedded access to wireless data networks from all major cellular wireless carriers. The MIL-SPEC […]

Pandora Networks Appoints 70th Smart Partner VAR

Pandora Networks on Tuesday announced its Smart Partner channel program has reached its 70th VAR with the appointment of GHA Associates of Phoenix. GHA, a computer reseller and systems integrator, has more than 150 employees with annual sales reaching $80 million. By adding GHA to our family, we expect to continue our Smart Program channel […]

Feds Arrest VoIP Exec for Wire Fraud, Computer Hacking

The executive of two Florida VoIP wholesale companies was arrested on Thursday for fraud and expected to appear the same day before a federal judge in Miami. The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey is accusing Edwin Andrew Pena, 23, owner of Fortes Telecom Inc. and Miami Tech & Consulting Inc. of hacking into other providers […]

Opening Day Reactions

The show floor at Channel Partners opened Wednesday night to a large crowd of partners and more than 130 vendors. PHONE+ spoke to a few of the exhibitors about new products and programs as well as their support for the indirect channel and the exclusive industry event — the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Hear […]

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 […]

Frisby to Leave CompTel/ALTS on Friday

Tomorrow marks CompTel/ALTS CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr.s last day at the association. Frisby who said in late November he would step down to pursue his first love, law will be replaced by Drew Walker, former president of business services at ITC^DeltaCom, on an interim basis. Frisbys resume includes private practice and also a career- […]

Farewell to Frisby

CompTel/ASCENT CEO H. Russell Frisby Jr. announced in late November he will step down from the post he has held with the group for nearly seven years. “It’s time to look in new directions,” he says. “I am interested in getting back to the law, which is my initial background.” Frisby’s resume includes private practice […]

CTI 101: Concierge Communications Provides Primer

Clark Atwood is vice president of technical sales for Concierge Communications, which is part of master agency CarrierSales.com. Atwood fielded Octobers Techno Beat questions on Computer-Telephony Integration, a technology that is becoming more widely adopted and thus, more important to agents. T@G: What is CTI?Atwood: Heres how some small and large companies define CTI:  Fujitsu (http://software.fujitsu.com/en/Jasmine/yougoe.html): Stands […]

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