AT&T to Start HSPA 7.2 Upgrade Later This Year

AT&T Inc. said on Wednesday that its previously announced plans to upgrade its 3G network will swing into action “later this year,” with completion expected in 2011. The mobile operator will upgrade its HSPA network to 7.2mbps technology and is doubling the wireless spectrum dedicated to 3G in most metropolitan areas to deliver stronger in-building […]

Velocity Names VP of Alternate Channels

Velocity Inc. has promoted Mark Sondergaard to vice president of alternate channels. Sondergaard has 20 years of experience in the industry and will be responsible for the companys alternate channels division. He also is responsible for the rollout of Velocity’s new VoIP program Prestige, As Good As It Gets. Velocity Inc.

360networks Supports WISPs VoIP Rollout

Wholesaler 360networks announced today that it has been selected by Suburban Broadband LLC of Castle Rock, Colo., to support its residential and business VoIP service offerings. The deal is one of about 15 360 networks has made with ITSPs, ISPs and cablecos since launching its VoIP360 product last fall. 360networks is using its regional fiber […]

Airespring Begins Local Service Rollout

Airespring Inc. (Booths 300-302) announced that it has become a certified CLEC in California and soon will launch local service in the state for sale exclusively through its agent channel. Other states will be turned up later in the year. Daniel Lonstein, senior vice president of marketing for Airespring, says the company is testing accounts […]

PPL Telcom Plans IP Services Rollout

PPL Telcom (Booth 805), a Pennsylvania-based transport provider serving wholesale carriers and large enterprises, is rolling out IP services beginning in March, according to carrier services executives at the company, which provides broadband connections to telecom companies, ISPs and large businesses and institutions. PPL currently provides Gigabit Ethernet and SONET services to East Coast markets […]

Collaborative: The Art of Selling Collaborative Software

Posted: 8/2003 The Art of Selling Collaborative Software QUESTIONS TO ASK DURING EACH PHASE OF THE SALES PROCESS By David Coleman and Bob Sayle Selling a collaborative software technology to a prospective customer is no different than selling any other type of software application — you need to understand the customer and why they would […]

SOAP BOX: Rural Rollout of Advanced Services Requires Realistic Grasp of Digital Divide

Posted: 06/2002 Rural Rollout of Advanced Services Requires Realistic Grasp of Digital Divide By Michael E. Brunner THE DIGITAL DIVIDE has become a common political theme. The term defines the disparity of access to advanced telecommunications and information capabilities, such as broadband, by certain income groups, particular demographics or selected geographic areas.Policymakers have fixated on […]

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