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Weve Come a Long Way

This month marks the 20th anniversary of PHONE+. Most of you know that we have been celebrating all year long, but since October was the official launch issue, I wanted to note the occasion by thanking all of our readers for sticking with us over the past two decades. Surprisingly, many of you have been […]

Thanks for the Memories

As with most things in life, this special anniversary issue was not created in a vacuum. So, it is with sincere gratitude that the editors of PHONE+ thank the executives, their assistants and their public relations staffs for their efforts in tracking down 20-year-old data, logos and photos, and, of course, accessing the old gray […]

Revamping Verizons Partner Program

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Photo credit: RodGoodmanPhotographer.com Verizons Mike Hassett and Shelley Murphy are leading the companys efforts to rationalize two disparate legacy distribution strategies following Verizons January 2006 merger with MCI. FOR THE PARTNER COMMUNITY , no situation has caused as much concern this year as the January 2006 merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI. […]

Move Over, Madonna!

PHONE+ IS REINVENTING ITSELF once again. Long-time readers will recall PHONE+ was founded in 1987 to serve the then newly competitive payphone and operator services industries. It has evolved over the years to serve other newly competitive markets, such as long-distance resellers, local resellers, then telephony sales agents and now next-generation telephony VARs and integrators. […]

One Step at a Time

LAST YEAR, I TRAINED FOR A half-marathon, but I didnt run in it. Why? My excuse was work got in the way, and to a certain degree, it did. Letting it interfere was rather silly since two weeks before the marathon I ran 15 miles, so I was totally capable of running the race. It […]

Guerrilla Publishing

Posted: 07/1998 Guerrilla Publishing In many ways, this magazine reflects its audience. It serves a niche market. It has experienced rapid growth. It has taken share away from larger competitors. And, when market conditions necessitate a change, it’s been quick to move. Like many of our readers, the staff of PHONE+ has been known to […]

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