CommPartners Expands Network

Wholesale VoIP operator CommPartners says it has expanded its network coverage area to include more than 92 percent of the calling public in the United States, including Hawaii. The company says it now works with more than 50 U.S. service providers. It is using Level 3 Communications Inc. as its underlying carrier for this latest […]

PAETEC Becomes Approved Government Vendor

The U.S. Government has approved PAETEC Communications Inc. as a vendor on its GSA IT Schedule 70 contract. Schedule 70 lets companies sell to all government agencies buying telecom IT, hardware, software and professional services. “We currently provide service to more than 400 agencies nationwide through our Government Solutions group, says Tom FitzGerald, vice president […]

Equant Revisits Channel Partners with Agent Update

International data and IP services company Equant (Booth 532), which launched its agent program for North America at the Channel Partners show last September in Miami, is back at the show this spring to talk about the status and successes of the program. As part of its agent program, the company offers the Equant Agent […]

RPM Software Demonstrates Relationship and Process Management Version 3.0

RPM Software (Booth 521), a provider of channel management solutions for the telecom industry, has released version 3.0 of its Relationship and Process Management application, and is demonstrating the software during the Channel Partners show. The company says an improvement in process management functionality is fundamental to the new release, as well as more flexibility […]

MicroCorp Introduces Multi-Vendor Sales and Support System

Master agency MicroCorp (Booth 121) has introduced Simply Local, an automated multi-vendor sales and support system. Simply Local is designed to simplify the pricing, ordering and support process for local services from such service providers as MCI, MetTel and others. "The system is extremely easy to use and the process begins with nothing more than […]

Regulators, Industry Executives Offer Update on Triennial Review

Last year the FCC released 600 pages of new phone and broadband rules. Even regulatory experts conceded the Triennial Review order — loaded with more footnotes than a college term paper — was highly complex and required numerous readings. Yet discerning the ramifications of the controversial order appears to be mere child’s play, compared to […]

Concretio Releases CRM Dashboard

Concretio Inc. (Booth 308) announces the general release of the CRM Dashboard module as part of its TRS suite of products. The CRM Dashboard is a browser-based, customizable user interface to enable Web-based order entry, order status reporting and customer management. The CRM Dashboard allows customer service representatives to capture minimal information, such as the […]

ASCENT: Concretio Rolls Out ‘Proactive Provisioning Tool’

Concretio (Booth 402), an IT solutions firm that provides local provisioning for UNE-P and resale nationwide with gateways, has rolled out its latest module called TRS Watchdog. The Watchdog ties into the customer’s e-mail system and alerts users of the status of pending orders that are in the provisioning process with the incumbent LEC. "Over […]

Wholesale – Channel Briefs

Posted: 03/2001 Wholesale Channel Briefs Pathnet Telecommunications Inc., ( a wholesale, convergent telecommunications service provider that combines local access services and long-haul transport in underserved markets, has received the Virginia State Corporation Commission’s approval for CLEC status. Virginia is the 40th state commission to approve Pathnet’s status. States that already have approved the CLEC status […]

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