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Acme Packet Delivers DIAMETER

Acme Packet said Monday its Net-Net session border controllers (SBCs) support the DIAMETER protocol toward resource and admission control functions and connectivity session location repository functions (CLFs). DIAMETER is an AAA (authentication, authorization and accounting) protocol and is used for several IMS functions, including the interface between SBCs and policy servers for resource reservation for […]

ACC Business Names New Agent Manager

ACC Business has named Jennifer Weinstein as agent manager in the Southern California market. Weinstein brings extensive data and network integration experience to her new position. In her new position, she will support existing agents and contract new agents to sell ACC Business data and voice services. Her responsibilities will include new sales revenue, training […]

ACC Business Names Philbin Agent Manager

ACC Business has named Karen Philbin agent manager in the Florida market. Philbin will support existing agents and contract new agents to sell voice and data services. Additionally, she will be responsible for new sales revenue, training agents and agent support. Prior to joining ACC Business, Philbin worked as a technical sales executive for SBC […]

California CLEC Sues AT&T

A CLEC that claims to have helped SBC California, now part of the new AT&T Inc. conglomerate, enter the long-distance market in the Golden State is suing the RBOC for breach of contract. Fones4All, a provider gearing its local phone service toward low-income and minority subscribers, said today AT&T then SBC Communications Inc has reneged […]

Telegration: Agents to Benefit From SBC/AT&T Merger

Service provider Telegration Inc. (Booth 702) has rolled out several support tools for its Alliance Partners and said it is working to help its agents benefits from the merger of SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp., which created the new AT&T Inc. Thanks to the merger, Telegration said it will be able to increase compensation […]

Extending the WAN With Wireless

DEALERS TAKE NOTE: WIRELESS is becoming an integral part of the WAN sale as mobility continues to become intrinsic to the business environment. A new study from In-Stat says business-related wireless data service will have an average growth rate of 18 percent per year through 2009. The transformation of telecom spending continues unabated, In-Stat analyst […]

New Directions for a New Decade

THE SBC COMMUNICATIONS INC./AT&T CORP. merger approval and the Triennial Review Remand Order (TRRO) proved the golden rule of business He who has the gold makes the rules is alive and well. My company, Trinsic Communications Inc. (formerly Z-Tel Communications Inc.), flourished in the early competitive marketplace and built a nationwide local service footprint. We […]

Level 3 Completes Acquisition of WilTel

Level 3 Communications Inc. said today it has completed its acquisition of WilTel Communications Group LLC. The wholesaler paid Leucadia National Corp., WilTels parent company, 115 million shares of Level 3 common stock and $386 million in cash. The deal between the two former rivals was announced in late October and was expected to close […]

AT&T Touts Alternatives to Cablecos

As a result of its merger with SBC Communications Inc., AT&T Inc. said yesterday it will be able to bundle services and cut phone bills for residential customers. The company said an estimated 4 million residential subscribers with SBC local service and AT&T long-distance service are eligible to add DSL, wireless and video services at […]

AT&T Starts Business Affiliate Network

AT&T Inc. today launched its Business Affiliate Network, a program that lets businesses and organizations earn commissions by promoting AT&T services on their Web sites. Participants will earn commissions when visitors to their Web sites click the AT&T banner and buy a product or service. Joining the affiliate network is free. The network initially will […]

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