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iAgent Network Founder Targets VoIP Agents

Companies wanting to reach VoIP agents have another way to do so as of today, now that Kathy Katcher, founder of iAgentNetwork (iAN), Wireless Dealer Network and Wireless Dealer Magazine, has launched the VoIP Agent Network (VAN). VANs services include access to the VAN prospect database, which is made up of companies that could become […]

RCN to Buy Con Ed for $32 Million

Consolidated Edison Inc., the New York power company, said today it has agreed to sell its telecom subsidiary to RCN Corp. for approximately $32 million. RCN said buying Consolidated Edison Communications Holding Company Inc. (CEC) will bolster its fiber services to businesses, expand its residential reach in the northeast and more than double its annual […]

Ceterus Ethernet Access Platform Expands Reach for Service Providers

Ceterus Networks (Booth 1612), a provider of flexible transport solutions, announces the release of the UTS810 Ethernet Access Platform, the latest addition to the Ceterus Universal Transport System product family. The UTS810, with its circuit-bonding capabilities, enables low-cost delivery of dedicated Ethernet services over copper to customers in the critical 5mbps to 10mbps segment. Carriers […]

Broadvox Announces Partnerships with Four Providers

Clear Reach Networks, a wired and wireless service provider for the northern and central Colorado area, including Denver, is launching business VoIP services using the Broadvox LLC hosted-PBX platform. Clear Reach was one of four new customer announced today by Broadvox, including Hotwire Communications, Virtual-Switch.Com, Inc. and VoIP Canada Inc. The Denver-based company uses mostly […]

Mpower Acquires Metro Fiber Network

Mpower Communications Corp., a subsidiary of wholesale provider Mpower Holding Corp., is acquiring a metro fiber network in Las Vegas from IDACOMM, the communications subsidiary of IDACORP.The 141-route mile fiber network will have three fully survivable rings, which will connect Mpower’s switch and the majority of its Las Vegas colocation facilities with a redundant core […]

PAETEC Extends MPLS Network

PAETEC Communications Inc. has grown its SECURETEC MPLS network from 27 to 151 markets. The provider says this allows it to offer a complete MPLS with quality of service to areas once considered off-net. So, if a customer has one or more sites outside of PAETEC’s traditional footprint, PAETEC now enables data traffic to pass […]

SBC, AT&T Look to Covad for Out-of-Region Broadband Reach

Counting on an approved merger, SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp. have agreed to use Covad Communications Group Inc. for extended broadband services. Such an announcement could strengthen SBC’s argument before the U.S. government that it plans to compete for residential and business customers throughout the country, ending what critics say has been an implicit […]

Vertical Markets: Partners to Profit from Booming Demand

Solutions providers are making great strides into vertical markets, including finance, education, health care and public agencies. This focus on specialized industries comes at the right time one analyst firm says IT spending by these segments alone in the United States will reach $416 billion in 2005. Research firm IDC expects spending on worldwide IT […]

Netopia Rolls Out Hot Spot 2.0

Netopia Inc. today rolled out the second version of its turnkey hotspot products and software, packaged specifically for resellers and managed service providers to market to small retail stores, franchises and chains, quick serve restaurants, cafes, doctors offices, Laundromats and more. VARs can rebrand the service with their own information, their customers or both. Solutions […]

Xspedius to Buy ICG Markets

ICG Communications Inc., which has been eager to shed many of its assets as it restructures its business plan, is selling five markets to Xspedius Communications LLC, a CLEC. Xspedius is buying ICGs Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala., markets, along with Charlotte, N.C., Louisville, Ken., and Nashville, Tenn., for an undisclosed amount of money. Through the […]

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