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Agents Steamed Over Trinsic Bankruptcy Fallout

The post-Trinsic-bankruptcy plot thickens. And if it werent for the fact that were talking about telecom, the story would sound an awful lot like a soap opera. It all started in February, when Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc., filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. After much back-and-forth, private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC landed Trinsics […]

Telarus Partners With Fonality

Telarus Inc. said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Fonality. Fonality will become a premiere PBX equipment vendor within the Telarus VAR Network, and have access to telecom contracts when Telarus equipment customers need broadband and voice service, Telarus said. Telarus created the VAR Network in 2003 as a way to connect its […]

NationsLine Targets Agent Channels

NationsLine (Booth 329), a facilities-based network with more than 100 points of presence (POPs), is expanding its agent channels to offer some of the highest commissions in the industry and equity participation. On the provisioning side, NationsLine now offers instant direct online Web-based quotes for its thousands of telecom products. NationsLines menu includes complete A-to-Z […]

ZONE Telecom Debuts ILEC MVNO

ZONE Telecom Inc. (Booth 420) debuted a new wireless program for ILECs reselling its services. ZONE Mobile is the companys version of an MVNO. ILECs choose from a range of bundling options and can brand the services to their liking. The service was expected to be available during the third quarter of 2007. A recent […]

WTG Delivers Mobile Roster

World Telecom Group (Booth 405) is offering aggressive retail pricing on the edge mobility router, Top Globals MB8000, for just $699. This device can be purchased from WTG retail or purchased wholesale to be resold. It works with all wireless broadband cards that WTG provides and activates, and enables customers to provide up to 50 […]

TBI Offers Online Learning Tool

Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) has introduced TECHtionary.com Internet Studies Program for its agents. The online learning tool is designed to help keep agents ahead of technical advances. TBI said as channel partners are faced with competition, the TECH-tools help give them the resources to train on emerging technology. The TECH-tools allow anyone involved in the […]

BCN Solutions Express Helps Agents Market with Custom Newsletter

BCN Solutions Express (Booth 620-622), a strategic partner of reseller BCN Telecom Inc., announced it is helping its agents market its products and services with new, private-label electronic newsletters. There will be two versions of the newsletter one written for agents and the other for end-user customers, said Tom McCrosson, CEO for BCN Solutions Express. […]

TBI XOs Top Business Partner

Master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) (Booth 301-303), a Channel Partners Conference & Expo sponsor, recently earned XO Communications designation as the carriers top-selling business partner for the first half of 2007. Jennifer Gallego, business partner channel director for XO, said TBIs back-office support is among the key reasons the agency is a tremendous asset […]

Telecom Lawyers Show Agents How to Avoid the Courtroom

Even though its unpleasant to consider, its a reality: sometimes partners and suppliers wind up in disputes. Make sure to attend todays session to learn ways to avoid the courtroom and, if thats not possible, at least improve your chances of winning. Speakers will be Neil Ende and Greg Taylor, partners at Technology Law Group […]

WTG Relaunches Killer APP Program

World Telecom Group (Booth 405) is re-releasing The Killer APP, which is a program that allows WTG agent partners to simply hand off a lead to the WTG team, who will close it and the agent will get paid spiffs, up-fronts and residuals. Many of WTGs agent partners and VARs have indicated that they do […]

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