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TouchTone Adds Agent Sales Executive

TouchTone Communications has named Brett Schechter as agent sales executive. The 16-year telecom veteran intends to expand the companys dedicated services branch and agent development programs, focusing on interconnects and hardware vendors, TouchTone said. Prior to joining TouchTone, Schechter was president and managing partner for Liberty LDC Corp. Ive had every opportunity to experience agent […]

IMS Forum on a Mission to Educate

Perhaps no topic has been hotter this year than IMS, a network architecture and services framework that enables service providers to offer consumers new blended applications and services across any wireline or wireless network, to any device. Learn how to cut through the spin and the jargon during the IMS Forums conference program on Monday, […]

Covad Starts ISG Program for Partners

Covad Communications Group Inc. has launched the Covad Installation Services Group (ISG) with service available in 117 major markets. Covad designed the program to support partners needing telecom installation, repair and maintenance. The services include broadband access, VoIP installation and maintenance, PC configuration, home or office networking, telecommunications wiring and virtual private networking. “The goal […]

CompTel/ASCENT: Show Attendance Up 40 Percent Over Last Year

Organizers of the CompTel/ASCENT show say this weeks convention and expo exceeded attendance expectations, even after the association was forced to postpone the show by six weeks and move the venue from Miami to Orlando due to the threat of Hurricane Ivan. The association said today the show drew 2,200 attendees, up 40 percent from […]

Senate Looks to Reform Telecom Law

The U.S. Senate has kicked off a series of hearings as part of a comprehensive effort to reform federal telecommunications law. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, said in April he will introduce a bill later this year to reform telecom law. The Commerce, Science & […]

No Carrier Is an Island

Posted: 08/2000 No Carrier Is an Island A n identifiable shift is occurring in the way business is conducted today, EDS (www.eds.com) chairman and CEO Dick Brown said during his keynote address at the June SUPERCOMM 2000 in Atlanta.“Communities of companies will triumph over individual companies,” Brown says, reasoning the customer experience is no longer […]

A Sentimental Journey … Into the Future

Posted: 12/1998 A Sentimental Journey … Into the Future As I sit down to address this letter, I am torn over what to talk about. Access reform. Slamming. Election results. Each current. Each controversial. Yet, my thoughts keep coming back to one thing–my grandmother, Edith Smith LaBronte Cox. She died yesterday; she was 89. She […]

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