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AT&Ts IP Flexible Reach Lets SMBs Move to VoIP

AT&T Inc. said its IP Flexible Reach can now be added to existing key telephone systems, allowing SMBs to transition to VoIP without having to replace their legacy systems. IP Flexible Reach is available nationwide, uses VoIP technology and enables unlimited local and on-net calling, as well as competitive long-distance and international calling plans, the […]

SimpleSignal Enhances SimpleSIP

VoIP and SIP provider SimpleSignal Inc. said it has enhanced its SimpleSIP SIP trunking platform. Some of the new features include G.711 and G.729a CODECs support; disaster recovery options; CALEA compliance; Web-based telephone number management; geographic network redundancy; and a managed QoS platform. SimpleSignal Inc. www.simplesignal.com

Bruce Berry

Company Name: eGix Inc. How long have you been reading PHONE+?: About 15 of the 20 years. Why do you read PHONE+?: It provides informed views of the industries trends and direction. Where did you work in 1987?: Boston What was your title in 1987?: Product Manager What do you remember most about 1987?: It […]

Proposed Interim Cap First Step in USF Overhaul

High in Missouris northeastern corner, in a pocket perhaps best known for guided deer and turkey hunts, managers of a local telephone cooperative are keeping an eye on federal Universal Service Fund (USF) reform efforts. The 55-year-old Mark Twain Rural Telephone Co. serves 4,500 subscribers across eight counties, and its costs are about four times […]

TalkSwitch, SureWest Create Service Bundle

TalkSwitch and SureWest Communications have created a service and equipment bundle, which the companies said is designed to provide a complete communications product for small businesses in the Sacramento, Calif., area. The bundle combines the TalkSwitch 480vs telephone system, including installation and configuration services, with a choice of SureWest services featuring unlimited nationwide calling, business […]

Cavalier, Telarus Form Partnership

Cavalier Telephone and Television and Telarus Inc. have announced a partnership in which Telarus will include Cavaliers business suite in its GeoQuote product. GeoQuote is a real-time T1 loop-quoting engine. Cavaliers offerings include integrated T1 access, Internet access, local service and security products. Customers can access GeoQuote and gather prices in as little as five […]

Changing Gears

Changing Gears The telecom industry has been in transition ever since Alexander Graham Bell first gave us the telephone, said Simon Beresford-Wylie, CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks, in a presentation at this springs CTIA conference. But the last few years [have] been simply breathtaking.

Cavalier Telephone Names VP of Wholesale Sales

Cavalier Telephone has hired Richard Schreib as vice president of wholesale sales. Schreib, who has more than 20 years experience in sales and business development, comes to Cavalier Telephone from S3 Matching Technologies where he launched successful sales strategies into S3s vertical markets, focusing on Fortune 1000 telecommunications customers. Schreib also has been vice president […]

Pioneer Booth to Feature Boxing Great Joe Frazier

On Monday, March 5, Pioneer Telephone will have the legendary boxer Joe Frazier at Booth 105 available for photographs and signing boxing gloves. Pioneer Telephone Vice President Peter Bouchard sits on Fraziers board for urban youth, The Smoking Joe Frazier Foundation. Agents can stop by from 1 to 6 p.m. to learn about Pioneers new […]

Pioneer Booth to Feature Boxing Great Joe Frazier

On Monday, March 5, Pioneer Telephone will have the legendary boxer Joe Frazier at Booth 105 available for photographs and signing boxing gloves. Pioneer Telephone Vice President Peter Bouchard sits on Fraziers board for urban youth, The Smoking Joe Frazier Foundation. Agents can stop by from 1 to 6 p.m. to learn about Pioneers new […]

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