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MTP to Private-Label VoX VoIP

My Technology Partners (MTP), a team of solutions providers, has made a wholesale deal with VoX Communications Corp. to provide VoIP to SMBs. MTP private-labels services and sells them to associations, affinity marketing programs and shared-revenue partnerships. “Over our many years of operation, we have learned that our services can only be as good as […]

OPEX Releases Services Suite

Reseller OPEX Communications Inc. (Booth 310) has created a new suite of services called OPEX Wireless @Play, OPEX Wireless @Home and OPEX Internet Voice. Our first priority with the release of these robust offerings is to continue to provide our agents with the outstanding back-office support and prompt provisioning they deserve, says Thomas W. Jacobs, […]

PARTNER CHANNEL: Safe Haven

Posted: 5/2003 Safe Haven Agents Partner with Bells to Weather Stormy Times By Wayne M. Thomas, D.B.A. The telecom hurricane still roars even after blowing virtually every public CLEC into bankruptcy. However, ILEC revenue rose by 4.9 percent to $122.6 billion, representing 91.9 percent of total spending, according to the Telecommunications Industry Association’s 2003 Telecommunications […]

Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry

Posted: 3/2003 Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry By Wayne M. Thomas, D.B.A. I sat in disbelief at George Gilder’s Telecosm conference as our speaker, the CFO from WorldCom Inc., speculated about how WorldCom would right itself from bankruptcy. They "restated" $9 billion in revenue and were newly separated from their […]

Business News – Panel Heats Up AgENt Conference & Expo

Posted: 11/2000 Panel Heats Up AgENt Conference & Expo By Tara Seals Qwest Communications International Inc.’s (www.qwest.com) vice president of sales Gordon Stark played the role of bullseye for agents looking to vent frustrations during the Sept. 19 "Sounding Off" Carrier Panel of PHONE+’s AgENt Conference & Expo in New Orleans. The open-forum panel discussion […]

Is Local Victor After Long Distance’sFallout

Posted: 01/2000 Is Local Victor After Long Distance’s Fallout? Part Two of Two By Jill Collins As agents diversify into local services to compensate for shrinking margins in long distance, they are finding this market is not an easy nut to crack. A steep learning curve and provisioning woes are among the primary challenges. Most […]

Is Local Victor After Long Distance’s Fallout

Posted: 12/1999 Is Local Victor After Long Distance’s Fallout? Part One of Two By Jill Collins As agents diversify into local services to compensate for shrinking margins in long distance, they are finding this market is not an easy nut to crack. A steep learning curve and provisioning woes are among the primary challenges. Most […]

Got Minutes? Prepaid Calling Helps Generate Traffic Across Foreign Waters

Posted: 04/1998 By Jennifer Knapp It has been more than a year since the World Trade Association (WTO) completed the Basic Telecommunications Agreement (BTA), which has set the pace for international telecom deregulation. With more than 70 governments signed on under the BTA, it is news to almost no one that foreign telecom competition is […]

Resale Report

Posted: 09/1997 Resale Report Prepaid Wireless: Add Another Arrow to Your Quiver By Debera Bell-Beam Despite huge revenue growth_$4.6 billion from 1995 to year-end 1996_only 17 percent of the U.S. population subscribes to a wireless service, according to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA). Wireless already serves 50 million customers, but with about 30 percent […]

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