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FCC Issues New E911 Order

Wireless carriers must achieve PSAP-level E911 compliance by Sept. 11, 2012, the FCC said this week. The move was steps away from the agencys proposed, and very controversial, one-year deadline. Wireless providers now have five years and must meet certain benchmarks in the interim. Benchmarks include satisfying location accuracy requirements and demonstrating significant progress toward […]

Channel Partners, McLeodUSA Host Official Show Party at Trendy NYC Club

Channel Partners Conference & Expo and McLeodUSA are pleased to announce the official Channel Partners Expo party at Lotus, one of the top 5 five New York City hot spots as ranked by Zagat 2006. The party will be the featured networking event for the three-day Channel Partners Conference & Expo, which will be held […]

Call for Speakers for Channel Partners Expo Secaucus

Plans for the Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo are underway! Happening this year from Sept. 26-28 in Secaucus, N.J., the event promises to mirror the success of Las Vegas. Interested in participating? Submit your speaker suggestions and/or seminar proposal! What topics do you think the channel should be more knowledgeable on? You can submitt applications by […]

COMPTEL Holds Annual Board Elections

COMPTEL will hold its annual board elections during the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2006 Convention and EXPO. Companies are allowed to nominate themselves or other COMPTEL members. They must make nominations within their membership voting categories, however. Nominations were due Sept. 8. Elections will be held for four directors in the small member category; five directors […]

TELE-SCOPE

VIRGO (AUG. 23 – SEPT. 22) Have you hugged a tree today? If you are a Virgo, chances are you have. Virgoans are naturals with nature and excel in careers involving nature. But there is a downside to this affinity: When nature calls, it calls Virgo first Virgoans are ruled by the stomach and intestines. […]

Webinars

Creating International Networks to Support Your Customers’ Needs Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006 * 2 - 3 p.m. ESTPresented by xchange and VancoCorporations today are expanding their businesses to new markets in the farthest reaches of the globe. Telcos must match this forward march with a global footprint of their own. To do this under today’s timetables […]

Enron Execs Convicted on Multiple Counts

A Houston jury on Thursday convicted former Enron Corp. executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling of fraud that led to the energy companys collapse in 2001. Lay, the companys founder, was convicted on all six counts and Skilling, the former CEO, on 19 of 28 counts. Both men will be sentenced on Sept. 11. News […]

Broadwing Honors Top Agents at Expo

Broadwing Agent Channel Team Broadwings Zane Long (center) with Telarus Bill Samohod (left) and Lance Atkins (right) Broadwings Zane Long (left) and World Telecom Groups Stacey McCormick Broadwings Zane Long (center) with TBIs Ken Mercer (left) and Geoff Shepstone (right) Broadwing Communications LLC honored its top agents at The Fall 2005 Channel Partners Conference & […]

People and Networks Make a Difference

They started in earnest on Sept. 1. The posts to the PHONE+ Web site, that is. The first went something like this: I am trying to get some information on family members in Ocean Springs, Miss. Their names are: John Gregory Matthews, his wife Shannon and 13-year-old daughter Olivia. Winston and Betty Jones, Mike and […]

US Signal Lights More Fiber

US Signal (Booth 504) announces it has lit the Wisconsin and Illinois portions of its long-haul fiber-optic network, as well as the Rockford, Ill., metro network. The company has been expanding its PoPs since February, giving telecommunications carriers, resellers and channel partners access to its infrastructure. US Signal says the Rockford metro ring was turned […]

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