seven

 

Seven Steps Toward Control

Forgive me for sounding like a self-help book. Thats not my intention. Many of you have spoken to me privately about my recent editorial (February 2007) on carrier commitment and ways that your partner sales organizations are trying to insulate themselves from the inevitable ups and downs of carrier compensation and engagement policies. Many of […]

Personality+

Tom Wheeler Most people would agree that in the past two decades, e-mail has forever changed the way people communicate. However, industry pundit Tom Wheeler might argue that this instantaneous communication was used in its purest form more than a century ago not to mention the shaping effects these early correspondences had on our nations […]

Companies Then & Now

THEN: Sherm Henderson was founder and CEO of Charter Network Inc., a long-distance reseller operating in the Ameritech region. In 1987, I was real happy to be a long-distance provider in five states, he recalls. NOW: Today, Henderson is CEO of Lightyear Network Solutions and chairman of COMPTEL. His company, formed in 1993 as UniDial, […]

John Marsch

THEN: John Marsch was CEO of TMC California, which was founded in 1982 and built the first digital microwave network to connect area businesses with fiber-optic technology. It provided service to more than 14,000 commercial customers and had 150 employees and seven offices throughout the state. His vision was to be one of the first […]

Judy Reed Smith

THEN: In 1987, Judy Reed Smith had a new doctoral degree and “a job with three gray-haired experts doing strategy consulting.” Her first telecom project, for a major international incumbent telco, was to information from sales person to installation. “We found the information was re-keyed through seven different software systems before provisioning was complete,” she […]

Visto Sues RIM, Seeks BlackBerry Service Shutdown

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is headed for another court battle. Visto Corp., a developer of products and systems for mobile e-mail systems for carriers, on Friday filed a lawsuit against RIM in federal court, claiming intellectual property infringement. Vistos lawyers filed the charges fresh off a win against competitor Seven Networks Inc., which […]

Comarco Introduces New Seven.Five Version

Comarco said today at CTIA Wireless a new version of the Seven.Five Multi-technology Drive Test System is available with full HSDPA capabilities. The Seven.Five comes with optimization, benchmarking and scanning modes for wireless telecommunications network testing. “HSDPA is already being adopted worldwide and will be in wide use by the end of 2006,” said Greg […]

AireSpring Releases Instant Proposal-Generation Tool for Agents

AireSpring (Booths 307-309) has introduced the Instant Advantage Proposal Generator. The tool is designed to help agents recommend the best choices at the most aggressive rates, and get them in front of the client before the competition is finished doing paperwork, said the company. AireSprings Instant Advantage Proposal Generator automatically includes seven major national network […]

Citynet Deepens Tier 2/3 Network

Citynet (Booth 809) is expanding its fiber-optic network in an effort to provide the most extensive market coverage in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The carriers carrier has 18 PoPs in Ohio covering all eight of the states LATAs. Our build into the Youngstown market, providing both IXC and special central office access, has […]

PHONE+, CSP Network Sponsor Online Training Certification Program

Show sponsor PHONE+ along with its new CSP Network Partner Portal annouce a partnership with IPx Connect and Telecom Solution Center to deliver comprehensive training for Converged Solutions Providers. Certification can add tremendous value to your partner sales organization, says PHONE+ Group Publisher Mike Saxby. It validates your training and experience, gives you credibility with […]

The ID is: 75721