Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds Traditionally, subscriber fraud has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to […]

Judge Bars Vonage From Signing New Subs

A federal judge has barred Vonage Holdings Corp. from signing up new subscribers because it infringed on three Verizon Communications Inc. patents. Vonage plans to immediately appeal the ruling. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton on Friday told Vonage he would hold the injunction against the company as punishment for the infringement. The Associated Press reported that Vonage’s […]

Pioneer Booth to Feature Boxing Great Joe Frazier

On Monday, March 5, Pioneer Telephone will have the legendary boxer Joe Frazier at Booth 105 available for photographs and signing boxing gloves. Pioneer Telephone Vice President Peter Bouchard sits on Fraziers board for urban youth, The Smoking Joe Frazier Foundation. Agents can stop by from 1 to 6 p.m. to learn about Pioneers new […]

IPcelerate Introduces Platinum Partner Program

VoIP solutions provider IPcelerate Inc. on Tuesday announced its Platinum Partner Program and the signing of its first Platinum Partner Agreement with Nexus IS Inc., provider of converged communications solutions. The Platinum Partner program is reserved for IPcelerate’s top-performing partners, and offers application discovery and solutions training, service and product differentiation, and sales opportunities, the […]

TMONE Targets VoIP Operators

Direct marketing firm Total Marketing One (TMONE) is taking on another role, this time for VoIP operators. Through its marketing processes via e-mail, the Internet, direct mail, and inbound and outbound calling the company is signing IP telephony subscribers for broadband providers. TMONE calls itself a one-stop shop for providers wanting to add customers or […]

MCI Reaches Pact with BellSouth

BellSouth Corp. on Tuesday announced striking a commercial agreement to provide MCI Inc. wholesale local phone services. The agreement covering BellSouths nine-state territory in the Southeast comes on the heels of federal regulations that ended government-mandated wholesale access to the networks controlled by Atlanta-based BellSouth, SBC Communications Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc. and Verizon Communications […]

X4 Offers Signing Bonus

Agents seeking the best agent experience and instant access to about 30 major providers, including ACC Business, PAETEC, MCI, Sprint, XO and Z-Tel, may be interested in exploring a bonus offered by X4 Communications (Booth 124). An X4 Communications flyer says new agents who submit an initial order of $3,000 or more in commissionable revenue […]

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