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Infonetics Research Report Indicates Zhone Takes Lead for MSAP Shipments in America

According to an Infonetics Research report, Zhone Technologies Inc. (Booth 408), a global provider of advanced communications equipment, has taken a lead in second-quarter port shipments in the MSAP category in both North America and Central and Latin America (CALA) regions. Results showed Zhone leading in DSL port shipments by more than 100 percent over […]

Skype CEO Steps Down, eBay Takes Impairment Charge

eBay Inc. said Monday Skype co-founder and CEO Niklas Zennstrom has stepped down. Zennstrom helped found the Internet phone company in 2003 and will become executive chairman of its board. Michael van Swaaij, the companys chief strategy officer, will serve as CEO of Skype until it finds a permanent successor. eBay Inc. also said Monday […]

Growing A Channel Program

By Michael Fair, MarketRace I have been getting much feedback from service providers lately regarding my recent article in PHONE+ magazine (“Are You Your Worst Enemy? 10 Common Mistakes to Avoid“). The feedback was especially focused at the first item Setting Unrealistic Time-To-Success Expectations. I was approached several times by channel executives from various carriers […]

Senate Takes First Step Toward Modernizing 911 Systems

The Senate has passed a homeland security bill that includes funds for public safety answering points (PSAPs) to upgrade systems to accommodate E911. The Senate on Tuesday evening passed the Improving America’s Security by Implementing Unfinished Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, which included an amendment sponsored by Sens. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and […]

Blackberry Jungle

AS ANY PARENT OR RECENT COLLEGE grad knows, school is a far more rigorous environment than it used to be. The infusion of the Internet and cellular technology into campus fundamentally has altered the academic process and the capabilities of school administrators. For wireless dealers, learning to navigate the education vertical can pay off not […]

Citynet Takes Unconventional Approach to Service Delivery

By taking an unconventional approach to service delivery and network planning, where provisioners do more than just provisioning and designers are not limited to network design, Citynet (Booth 821) executives said the company is reducing standard service intervals. Utilizing multiskilled professionals, Citynet offers wholesale customers one contact who provides the entire package of design, provisioning […]

AFS Takes Over USCarriers Daily Operations, Gets Board Seats

American Fiber Systems (AFS), a provider of data networks to carriers and large enterprises, has acquired equity interest in USCarrier Telecom LLC (Booth 709), a wholesale provider in the southeastern United States. The transaction makes AFS the single largest shareholder in USCarrier, and gives the company the ability to gain majority ownership within a few […]

EarthLink Takes a Wholesale Dive Into Muni Wireless

EarthLink Inc. launched its first municipal Wi-Fi broadband network in Anaheim, Calif., kicking off a wholesale strategy that relies on the creation of a nationwide Wi-Fi footprint and standardized program. EarthLink plans to go after the home broadband user and businesses, spending $20 million to build a standardized platform that can be replicated in any […]

EarthLink Introduces Small Office DSL Plus

EarthLink Inc. has launched Small Office DSL Plus, a high-speed Internet connection that does not require local phone service, instead using a line set aside for data service. The service is available through EarthLink Business Solutions. It features high-speed service for phone systems that do not support line-shared DSL; broadband access that works with third-party […]

HP Takes Part in OSS/BSS Initiatives

HP announced on Monday at the TeleManagement World show in Nice, France, it is participating in industry initiatives designed to help telecom companies manage voice and data networks more efficiently through new-generation operations systems and software technologies. HP Integrated Service Management (ISM) is the companys blueprint for OSS and BSS. The system integrates these functions, […]

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