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Enforceability of Telecom Contract’s Automatic Renewal Questioned

By Kathleen Brown, Executive Director, TelecomAssociation TelecomAssociation received an inquiry this week from an agent member trying to win a $1,000-per-month business customer from a competing local service provider. The agent’s prospective business customer signed a one-year agreement 27 months ago. The customer was getting ready to switch to the agent’s recommended new provider until […]

Verizon Reports 95% Response to Agent Contract

Despite attempts to organize a boycott against Verizons new agent agreement, nearly 95 percent of the agents invited to participate in the 2007 Verizon Solutions Partner Program are expected to sign the contract, the company said. Shelley Murphy, vice president, Verizon Business Solutions Group, told PHONE+ today 90 percent of the invited agents executed their […]

Trinsic Adds Two Customers

Trinsic Inc., which used to be UNE-P wholesaler ZTel, says it has added two major clients in New York City to its roster of IP voice and data services users. Trinsic started providing IP services for businesses earlier this year. The provider says it has signed a three-year, $250,000 term agreement with Weston United Community […]

Ask The Expert

What tips can you offer as I review my agent contract? Is it important to go over it at a certain time every year? Is there any way I can negotiate for more money or perks? –Anonymous Dear Anonymous, Let me state the obvious the most important thing you can do when you review your […]

Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry

Posted: 3/2003 Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry By Wayne M. Thomas, D.B.A. I sat in disbelief at George Gilder’s Telecosm conference as our speaker, the CFO from WorldCom Inc., speculated about how WorldCom would right itself from bankruptcy. They "restated" $9 billion in revenue and were newly separated from their […]

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