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DialToneServices to Distribute MSV Products

DialToneServices has signed a three-year agreement with Mobile Satellite Ventures LP for the distribution of MSV satellite communications products and services. DTS will distribute MSV voice and push-to-talk products and services to extend communications services to uncertificated telecommunications regions areas that are presently un-served or under-served by telephone companies, the company said. DTS provides fixed […]

Livin Off the Edge: Mike Mudd

Mike Mudd, president and founder of satellite reseller Broad Sky Networks, has proved that the heavens are a great host not only to telecommunications equipment, but to telecommunications executives as well. When PHONE+ asked Mike about any special talents he possessed, he answered simply, Im dumb enough to run off of a mountain attached to […]

New York Certifies New Provider/Reseller

New York State officials have certified MSTI Holdings Inc. as a facilities-based telecom provider and reseller. The company, a subsidiary of Microwave Satellite Technologies Inc., sells quad-play services to residents, hotels and businesses. MSTI Holdings plans to expand into other markets as it is able. MST Inc. www.mst-online.com

Clearwire Signs Up for Satellite

Score one for synergy: Clearwire Corp. has signed a reciprocal sales agreement with satellite TV providers DIRECTV and EchoStar Communications (operator of the Dish Network). The DBS companies will sell Clearwire’s WiMAX-based broadband and VoIP services to their customers, creating a triple-play bundle. And Clearwire will be able to sell satellite TV to their subs […]

Patrick K. Brant Named CEO and President of SkyPort Global Communications

Patrick K. Brant recently has joined SkyPort Global Communications Inc. as CEO and president. Brant most recently served as CEO and president of Loral Skynet, the satellite operations unit of Loral Space & Communications Inc. He has been an advisor to SkyPorts board of directors for the past three months. Brant assumes the new executive […]

News Briefs

SkyPort International Inc., a satellite communications provider, has launched its SkyPort Partners Program, for sales of its satellite solution to customers, either as a primary or a backup means of communication. The SkyPartners Program already has attracted a number of partner affiliates, including Avaya Inc., Catalyst Telecom and Source Inc. Participants have access to SkyPorts […]

Nortel Moves Ahead on WiMAX

Nortel Networks has announced at CTIA Wireless 2007 a WiMAX trial with Mobile Satellite Ventures LP in the United States and a deployment with Dominican Republic operator Wind Telecom. MSV, an operator of mobile satellite communications services will deploy an integrated 4G and satellite broadband trial powered by Nortels mobile WiMAX and IMS technologies, for […]

Big Sky Sales

SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER. Not just for mankind, but increasingly for telecom, too. Its a big sky up there, and satellite could represent big opportunity for agents and VARs looking to boldly go where few channel partners have gone before. Satellite faces a legacy of slow connection speeds and iffy quality for real-time applications, explains […]

iPass Unveils New 3G, Satellite Services

iPass Inc, which specializes in mobility software and services, has added new 3G service based on the high-speed CDMA EV-DO Rev A standard. The intent is to better enable enterprise productivity in the United States. The company also has signed on to become a distribution provider for Inmarsats Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service. The […]

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