SBC Chooses AT&T as Post-Merger Name, Gets DOJ Clearance

The AT&T moniker will live on. SBC Communications Inc. announced today it will adopt AT&T Inc. as its name once it has completed the acquisition of the nations first telephone company. The AT&T name has a proud and storied heritage, as well as unparalleled recognition around the globe among both businesses and consumers, said Edward […]

Teledvance Offers Sales Tips

Broadband provider Teledvance Communications Inc. announces at The Fall 2005 Channel Partners Conference & Expo it recently helped a client in the financial services industry migrate to an IP network. Teledvance says this is a good example solutions providers can take to the bank when it comes to making a sale. Finding the right clients […]

Bandwidth.com Resells TowerStream Services

Bandwidth.com has signed on to resell services from fixed-wireless ISP TowerStream. Bandwidth.com sells VoIP and Internet technologies to companies throughout the United States, and says TowerStream is the first wireless broadband provider it is offering to its clients. “Our partnership with TowerStream will enable us to offer customers our first pre-WiMAX solution that provides an […]

TowerStream: Ready for WiMAX, Ready for More Partners

TowerStream Corp. is a fixed-wireless broadband provider that prides itself on completely bypassing the RBOCs to provide Internet access to end users, alleviating wait times and stress. The company recently launched its partner program, and is anticipating the arrival of WiMAX standards certification, even though it already operates on pre-WiMAX technology with WiMAX-ready gear. Read […]

Avaya Gets “Smart”

Posted: 06/2005 Avaya Gets “Smart” By Kelly M. Teal Avaya Inc. is expanding its leading market presence by getting into the software and Web services arenas, and partnering with more than 140 companies, including systems integrators, alliance partners, consultants, and independent hardware and software firms that are supporting the company’s interoperable, multivendor approach to socalled […]

IMG Riser Management Signs Exclusive Agreement With X4

IMG Riser Management, one of the nations largest riser management companies, has chosen master agency X4 Communications LLC (Booth 122) to assist in providing voice and data services to its client base. X4 was formed a year ago by three independent master agencies. X4 will bring together its broad array of products and services to […]

Mediated Reality

As the whirlwind race for the presidency showed us, we are highly dependent on the media as our link to the world; these days, whistle-stop tours don’t come through most towns. Similarly, mediation systems are a key informational link to what’s happening in carrier networks. And just as journalism has evolved from “reporting what happened” […]

Playing by Darwin’s Rules

Not much has changed in telecom services when it comes to carrier hotels and colos. Not much, that is, except for VoIP, a technology that seems to be the missing link in the evolutionary telecom chain. VoIP is causing prolific adaptation in the industry, including the decommissioning or upgrading of metal circuit switches; equipment consolidation; […]

The Ripple Effect

Dip your toes into the affinity marketing waters, and you could see a wave of business turn into a large pool of opportunities. In other words, the more organizations a company partners with to provide telecom services, the more referrals and income that company is likely to net. Anysia Kiel, PAETEC’s national director of affinity […]

Final ASCENT Show Spurs New Optimism

Posted: 1/2004 Click on the arrows to go forward or backwards. Pardners in the telecom industry came together in Dallas for the final conference and expo under the ASCENT banner. The association, which represents small and midsize carriers including resellers, merged with the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel) in mid-September. Participants in the 2003 Fall Conference […]

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