360networks Selects Infinera for Regional Network

360networks selected Infinera Corp. for its regional network in the western United States. Infinera will bring the speed and flexibility of its digital optical networks to support 360networks business and service offerings. Infineras digital optical networks architecture will enable 360networks to offer services cost effectively in many markets throughout the region, including Tier 1 through […]

VoIP Logic Chooses Highdeal

Managed applications provider VoIP Logic LLC has selected Highdeal Inc.s Transactive pricing and rating solution for use in its on-demand service delivery platforms for VoIP and IP multimedia. Our new relationship with Highdeal supports our companys strategy of aggregating best-of-breed VoIP network applications, said Kevin Burke, COO and CMO of VoIP Logic. Highdeal Transactive is […]

XO Enhances XOptions Flex

XO Communications has enhanced XOptions Flex, its VoIP services bundle for medium businesses, to work with TDM PBXs. Sold through the carriers indirect and direct channels, XOptions Flex now offers a hybrid solution so companies can use the bundle with existing PBXs connected to a primary rate interface or digital trunk. XOptions Flex combines local […]

VoX Announces New VoIP Wholesale Customers

VoX Communications Corp., eLEC Communications Corp.’s wholesale and retail provider of VoIP services nationwide, has signed wholesale agreements with four new service providers: AllegroTel, Dedicated Network Solutions LLC, OIS Data and UniversalCall. According to In-Stat, there will be 55 million VoIP subscribers worldwide by 2009, generating over $17 billion in annual revenue. Today, it’s no […]

C-CAMS Signs Kansas Citys Pager & Phone Co.

C-CAMS Inc. (Booth 1513) has signed The Pager & Phone Co., one of Kansas City, Missouris most successful niche communications companies, as a customer of its CCAMS customer service and billing suite. Under the terms of its sales contract, C-CAMS will provide The Pager & Phone Co. with a full-service solution that incorporates customer care, […]

1996 Telecom Act Turns 10: Reflections on the Old, Predictions for the New

Ten years ago today, President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act of 1996, legislation intended to spur new models of competition and result in lower prices and more choices for consumers. And yet, if popular opinion is any gauge, the act failed to account for the onslaught of the Internet and broadband, as well as slow […]

Geckotech Unveils Partner Program

Hosted VoIP provider and show sponsor Geckotech LLC (Booth 309) this week launches its technology partner program at The Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Geckotech quickly realized the importance of providing its agents and resellers with a complete solution for hosted VoIP, says Timothy P. Conti, director of channel sales at the company. The technology […]

Round Table

Posted: 2/2002 Round Table   On FCC enforcement of Bell Section 271 compliance …  “As the BOCs continue to gain Section 271 approvals, the bureau may be getting more 271 complaints on backsliding in the coming months. We’re committed to handling them as quickly as we can. But [remember that] the purpose of enforcement is […]

Service Providers Window-shop for SFA Hosting

Posted: 12/2000 Service Providers Window-shop for SFA Hosting By Aldo Morri Hosted sales automation is is attracting attention like a fleet of shiny 2001 model cars, but service providers aren’t exactly driving them off the lot, preferring a "kick the tires" approach. Further, many are hesitant to discuss their plans because, in some cases, they […]

Business News – Bell Atlantic Offers Gateway Services to Internet Carriers

Posted: 05/2000 Bell Atlantic Offers Gateway Services to Internet Carriers By Stacy Lane Linkmeyer Bell Atlantic Corp. (www.bell-atl.com) has announced a gateway service that provides completion of phone calls made via IP data networks.“The platform will serve multiple Internet telephony carriers, which means you have to segregate and keep track of different carriers’ messages,” said […]

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