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NACTEL, Pace Offer Wireless Networking Training

The National Coalition for Telecommunications Education and Learning and Pace University have launched a new wireless networking curriculum for the industry. This curriculum prepares students in the fundamentals of wireless networking, including set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting. Students take three courses: an introductory course, a course that covers current techniques, and one that deals specifically with […]

TRAGEDY 2.0

This is the first issue of PHONE+ since the massacre at Virginia Tech some 45 days after the event. I point this out on purpose because the monthly magazine cycle stands in sharp contrast to electronic journalism. But even TV and online dailies are no match for the youwitness variety that characterized the most recent […]

MobileSphere and XE Mobile Announce Marketing Partnership

College and university-oriented MVNO XE Mobile will deploy MobileSphere’s CarrierILD solution to enable low-cost direct dial international wireless calling for its customers. In turn, MobileSphere will resell XE Mobile services and phones through its extensive university channel. This is a great strategic fit for both our companies, said Gavin Macomber, executive vice president of marketing […]

Brightpoint Signs 8th MNVO Customer

Brightpoint Inc., a distributor that provides wireless devices and sales expansion help to its customers, said today it has signed a deal with its eighth MVNO customer. Brightpoint will provide XE Mobile LLC with inventory management, product fulfillment and distribution, reverse logistics, and product customization services. XE Mobile is a pay-as-you-go wireless service that targets […]

IPcelerate Makes IM Deal with AOL

IPcelerate Inc. said today it has teamed with AOL Inc. The companies are integrating their instant messaging software for college students. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. AOL is adding its AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service into IPcelerates MyNORA software, which includes a Virtual Student Union version. The MyNORA software client provides IP voice […]

First Impressions: Are Yours Fatal or First Prize?

Everyone formulates first impressions of others upon meeting them. We look at the way the other person dresses, his or her hairstyle and other physical features, and then we quickly decide whether we like the person or not. In fact, many studies show that we form these impressions in mere seconds. John Gottman of the […]

Can the Pygmalion Effect Boost Your Sales?

The Pygmalion Effect comes from Greek mythology. Pygmalion, the King of Cyprus, carved an ivory statue of the ideal woman and named her Galatea. He had high expectations for his creation. Through his own will and help from the goddess Venus, Pygmalion brought Galatea to life. Fast-forward to 1968 and a classic study that showed […]

Pomp & Circuit-stance

Chris Peabody’s boss at Georgetown University used to ask every telecom vendor that came through the door the same question: “How much above free is your service?” Peabody, once director of networks at Georgetown and now director of enterprise services at consultancy L Robert Kimball and Associates, says cost still is a top priority for […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 3/2003 Rage Against the Machine A 2002 survey of British workers commissioned by Connect Support Services Ltd., and carried out by online research firm YouGov, shows that the anger and frustration caused by IT failures is the leading cause of "work rage." Eighty percent of respondents said that problems with IT increased their stress […]

E CHANNEL: Portal Finds Calling in Phoning Home

Posted: 1/2002 E-Channel Portal Finds Calling in Phoning Home By Tara Seals Consumer resource portal PhoneMyHome.com is aiming at a large, yet overlooked, niche market: calling home.Access to comparative information really can make a difference for business travelers, college students and international callers for whom calling home is an important pursuit. The startup comparison-shopping users […]

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