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Rise of the Machines

While the rest of the wireless industry is focused on personalization, social networking and connected business collaboration, a small group of MVNOs are definitely not people persons and theyre proud of it. KORE Telematics, Aeris Communications and others are interested in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, and no, it has nothing to do with the social life […]

Cisco Profits Rise on Increased Sales

Cisco Systems Inc. saw a 25 percent rise in profit in its fourth quarter of 2007 as customers spent more money, the company reported on Tuesday. The equipment makers fourth-quarter net income climbed to $1.93 billion, or 31 cents a share, up from $1.54 billion, or 25 cents, a year earlier. Sales increased 18 percent […]

Improving Communications in Emergency Situations

With business continuity planning on the rise, Rob Moffat, president and co-founder of Wallace Wireless Inc., in partnership with BlackBerry, has released a white paper addressing ways companies can ensure they are prepared for anything by deploying wireless software solutions. Click to view the white paper, Improving Communications in Emergency Situations: Mobile Business Continuity Planning […]

Verification, Refined

Verification, Refined Much the same way as the novel came into being with the rise of the leisure class, third-party verification (TPV) is reaping the benefits of having room to grow. With few recent regulatory changes and a relatively stable array of vendors in the market, TPV is focusing on refining itself in the automated […]

Criminal Minds

TRADITIONALLY, SUBSCRIBER FRAUD has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to prevent, detect […]

Table of Contents

  Vol 21, No. 6 June 2007 SHOP TALK SPRINT CUTBACKS REACH CHANNEL MITEL/INTER-TEL JOIN TO TACKLE SMB MARKET TELEPACIFIC HONORS TOP AGENTS WHITACRE HANDS OVER AT&T REINS PLATINUM UPROOTS TRINSIC OPS AGENT ALLIANCE ELECTS NEW BOARD NEWS BRIEFS PORTFOLIO FOR THE RECORD Call centers and virtually any other business can get rid of manual […]

Alltel Stocks Rise on Acquisition Announcement

Alltel Corp. stocks were up by nearly $5 late Monday morning on news that the company will be bought by two private equity firms for $27.5 billion. The deal marks the largest leveraged buyout of a telecom company. Little Rock, Ark.-based Alltel is the fifth-largest wireless carrier in the United States. It also owns the […]

Cisco Net Profits Rise 34%

Cisco Systems Inc. posted a 34 percent rise in net profit for its fiscal third quarter, which ended April 28. The company said businesses and phone companies bought more equipment to accommodate increasing Internet traffic. Cisco said its net income rose to $1.9 billion, or 30 cents per share, from $1.4 billion, or 22 cents […]

Talk America Signs Deal with SBC

Virginia-based CLEC Talk America said today it has signed a commercial agreement with the ILEC subsidiaries of SBC Communications Inc., the company’s largest network supplier. Talk America says the deal means customers will experience a seamless transition from SBCs UNE-P platform to the SBC Telephone Companies’ wholesale platform. It also expands Talk Americas footprint and […]

InfoHighway Reports Rise in Annual Sales

InfoHighway Communications Corp. last month said its annual sales grew more than 70 percent with nearly 50 percent growth in the fourth quarter over the previous period a year ago. As a privately held company, New York-based InfoHighway does not publicly release its financial statements. "In addition to significantly growing our sales channels, we finished […]

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