Ericsson Touts HSPA

At a 3GSM World Congress press conference, Ericsson President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg said that when Australian operator Telstra launches the worlds first 200 kilometer-range commercial mobile broadband network launches later this week with network downlink speeds of 14.4mbps, high-speed packet access (HSPA) will truly assume its place as the preferred wireless technology for wireless […]

Subex Azure Displays Revenue Operations Center

Subex Azure Ltd. is showcasing a model Revenue Operations Center (ROC) at the 3GSM World Congress this week. To combat this leakage, Subex Azure said it came up with the concept of a ROC to combat revenue leakage. The ROC is a centralized and integrated platform for operators to assess, address and correct all aspects […]

MetTel Rolls out VoIP Services

Metropolitan Telecommunications (MetTel) now offers hosted VoIP services thanks to help from UTC Associates Inc., which developed and implemented the companys VoIP product line. Using a BroadSoft Inc. platform, MetTel has rolled out IP services to select clients in New York and New Jersey, and plans to expand its coverage throughout 2006. MetTel is a […]

Consumer Cellular GSM Service Available to MVNO

Consumer Cellular Inc. (Booth 805) is expanding its private-label program by rolling out GSM service to its growing list of MVNO partners. The service operates on the combined GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) networks of Cingular and AT&T Wireless, which is the largest GSM system in the nation. GSMs primary advantage is its use […]

Anatomy of an Agent Agreement

Agents depend upon a limited number of contractual relationships, whether with one or more underlying carriers or master agents, for their financial viability. Yet, all too often, agents fail to understand their core contracts and neglect to invest adequate resources and upfront time in contract negotiation and formation. Major carriers, with which agents often contract, […]

RESELLER CHANNEL: Why Resell Managed Services?

Posted: 9/2003 Why Resell Managed Services? By Dan Foster Few business opportunities match the low barrier of entry and multilayered revenue potential of reselling telecommunications and data services. Managed services that operate on top of data communications services represent an additional revenue boon for resellers. Managed services can be defined in a number of ways, […]

Create a Business Interruption Plan Now

Posted: 1/2003 special report To Serve & Protect Create a Business Interruption Plan Now By John Boyd EVERYONE AGREES SOMETHING must be done to protect vital hardware, software and data, yet too few companies — even now — commit to doing something about it. The reason? Cost. Sept. 11 notwithstanding, too many companies — particularly […]

Wireless – RingTime, Rent Express to Service Alitalia Passengers

Posted: 06/2000 RingTime, Rent Express to Service Alitalia Passengers RingTime Inc. (www.ringtime.com), an international purveyor of wireless communications services, has contracted with Rent Express Communications Inc. (www.rentexpress.com), a provider of global wireless products and services, to provide wireless phone services to passengers traveling on Alitalia Airlines (www.alitalia.it) to Italy and the rest of Europe.“Typically, North […]

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