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CTIA Reveals Wireless Survey Findings

The CTIA announced Wednesday that wireless data service revenue for 2006 rose to $15.2 billion. This represents a 77 percent increase over 2005, when data revenue was $8.6 billion. Data revenue represents money that wireless carriers earn on services other than voice. Wireless data revenue now totals roughly 13 percent of all wireless service revenue. […]

XO Reports Fourth Quarter Growth, Reduces Yearly Losses

XO Holdings Inc. boosted revenue and narrowed losses during the fourth quarter of 2006, mainly due to demand for its data and IP services. The company also improved its yearly losses from 2005. The parent company of XO Communications LLC and Nextlink Wireless Inc. released its latest earnings numbers on March 16 after the stock […]

WCS Adds TEM to PartnerNet

Wholesale Carrier Services Inc. (WCS) has announced the upcoming launch of a TEM module to its PartnerNet platform. PartnerNet is a customer relationship management tool consisting of four modules; TeleQuote (quoting), Contract Manager, (contracting) OrderView (order care and workflow) and Revenue Manager (billing and commissioning). TEM is the fifth module that tracks all network services, […]

COMPTEL Reports Highest Attendance in Two Years

The COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2007 Convention & EXPO in Las Vegas opened to higher attendance and greater activity than the show has seen in two years. The show is really taking off, said Earl Comstock, president and CEO of COMPTEL, in his opening remarks. More than 2,400 people had registered to attend and 130-plus exhibitors […]

Qwest Reports Higher Fourth Quarter Profits

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter profit of $194 million, or 10 cents per share, compared to a $528 million loss, or 28 cents per share, a year earlier. Qwest made headway thanks in part to an increase in Internet subscriptions it added more than 165,000 high-speed lines in the third quarter. […]

Report: Broadband, Entertainment Fuel Market

Driven by demand for broadband, the U.S. telecommunications market grew at its fastest rate since 2000 last year, according to a report released Thursday by TIA. And entertainment applications on both broadband and wireless networks are expected to help the market sustain growth, even if its not at the double-digit clip the industry has experienced […]

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 […]

Verizon Solutions Partner Program Reports 2007 Contract Status

Nearly 100 agents were invited to be part of the 2007 Verizon Solutions Partner Program, according to Shelley Murphy, vice president of marketing operations and alternate channels for Verizon Telecom. She said a handful of contracts have been returned and the original Nov. 22 due date has been extended to Nov. 29 when VSPP plans […]

AT&T Reports Higher-Than-Expected Earnings

AT&T Inc. beat analysts expectations with its third-quarter earnings as its net profits rose to 63 cents per share, compared to 47 cents a year earlier. The companys net income was $2.2 billion, up 73.8 percent versus $1.2 billion in the third quarter of 2005. Earnings totaled $2.4 billion, up 58.2 percent, compared to the […]

Vero Systems Announces International Expansion

OSS provider Vero Systems Inc. (Booth 806) announced it has expanded its Acuité product suite to include more capabilities for the international market. The Acuité suite now contains a new, dedicated module called AcuWorld. The module is the next generation of advanced least-cost routing using dial code and rate management, combined with easy-to-use routing screens. […]

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