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Voda One Training to Educate Resellers on VoIP for the SMBs

Westcon Group Inc. announced that its Voda One business practice is hosting a new road show series dedicated to helping its resellers find success in the small business market. The training is focused on Avaya Quick Edition, Avayas VoIP platform targeted at small businesses and enterprise branches. Westcon Group vendors supporting this solution and participating […]

FCC Shelves Forbearance Petitions at Monthly Meeting

After hours of delay, the FCC at its monthly meeting decided late Tuesday it wouldnt address several telco forbearance petitions on its plate. That gives commissioners another month to deliberate over the requests. The agency also pressured Qwest Communications International Inc. to withdraw its petition for relief from last-mile broadband connection rules at least temporarily. […]

Alcatel-Lucent Posts Another Loss

Alcatel-Lucent, still struggling from last years merger, posted its second straight quarterly loss Tuesday. The equipment maker reported an adjusted net loss of $460.3 million in the second quarter, or 37 cents per share, compared with what would have been a profit of $413 million, or 17 cents per share, from a year ago. The news sent […]

Reports: Avaya Prepared to Sell

Avaya Inc. wants to merge with a rival equipment maker or sell to a private equity firm, according to an article in Tuesdays Wall Street Journal. Nortel Networks is rumored to be the top potential buyer. The WSJ reported, however, that Nortel and Avaya have not been able to agree on terms; that makes a […]

Aspect Software Products Interoperable With BandTel SIP Trunking

Aspect Software Inc. has successfully demonstrated interoperability of its contact center products with BandTel LLCs SIP trunking platforms, the companies said Tuesday. Aspect Software can use BandTels SIP trunking platform to route calls directly to its contact center products, the company said. BandTel works with all of the Aspect Software SIP-enabled products. Aspect Software tested […]

Integra Snaps Up Rival Eschelon

CLEC merger fever on the East Coast is spreading to the West Coast. Integra Telecom Inc. announced on Tuesday it is buying rival CLEC Eschelon Telecom Inc. for $30 per share, or approximately $566 million. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Integra is based in Portland, Ore., and serves business throughout […]

Brightpoint to Distribute HP iPAQ

Brightpoint Inc. said Tuesday its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. will customize and distribute the HP iPAQ hw6945 series Mobile Messenger to regional carriers, MVNOs, VARs and retailers in the United States. The deal will allow regional carriers and MVNOs to offer access to the GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless data network as well as Wi-Fi, GPS, infrared […]

PromoPipeline Introduces Upgraded Promotions Search Engine

PromoPipeline LLC, a vertical search engine that allows channel partners to search for promotions from vendors and distributors, has introduced a new Web-based platform that enables resellers to locate promotional information as they need it, the company said on Tuesday. According to PromoPipeline, its vertical search engine allows channel partners to search for promotions from […]

Telcordia Develops Tracking Solutions With NorBelle

Telcordia Technologies Inc. on Tuesday announced a strategic alliance with NorBelle LLC, a provider of wireless location technologies. The companies will develop mobile-to-mobile tracking solutions that provide real-time location reporting and improved accuracy in tracking to end users. The applications will incorporated into the Telcordia Maestro IMS portfolio for wireless carriers and use with appropriately […]

Bush Renominates Martin as FCC Chairman

Barring unforeseen obstacles, Kevin J. Martin will remain at the helm of the FCC through June 30, 2011, now that President Bush has renominated the chairman whose term was set to expire this June. Martin first joined the commission in 2001, working with then-chairman Michael Powell. Bush appointed him as chairman when Powell left the […]

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